Lancaster, California – Woman Dies in Brutal Hit-And-Run Accident
Lancaster, California (June 23, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a woman received life-threatening injuries and died during a brutal hit-and-run accident on an intersection near Avenue J in Lancaster. These sources also confirmed the unfortunate incident took place at exactly 12:50 AM on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Authorities have not yet revealed the full identity of the female victim, who was believed to be in her 40s. The identity of the driver remains a mystery.
Lancaster police officers explained that the female pedestrian was crossing the road near the intersection of Avenue J when she was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Local news also reported the driver of the unidentified vehicle fled the crash site after colliding with the woman, marking the case as an official hit-and-run. After arrival, first responders pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. Police have speculated the motorist may have been operating a 2001 to 2007 C Class Mercedes, but this information has not been officially confirmed.
At present, the investigation into this tragic accident is ongoing.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the family members and friends of the deceased pedestrian during this difficult time.
Lancaster Wrongful Death Lawyer
California law defines hit-and-run accidents as a serious offense. Crashing into pedestrians and fleeing the scene of a crime are considered cowardly, criminal acts. Based on this information alone, law enforcement will hold the driver responsible for causing a hit-and-run accident, ultimately leading to the death of the pedestrian woman, and the culprit will be charged with multiple crimes, including vehicular manslaughter.
In this case, the family members of the deceased victim will have legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the hit-and-run culprit. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals will receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills and tragic loss.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.