Vacaville, CA – Richard Sauerwein Loses His Life in a Hit and Run Accident on East Monte Vista Avenue
Vacaville, CA (November 3, 2018) – According to authorities 22-year-old Miguel Gabriel-Ramirez is the suspect in a hit-and-run accident that left a motorcyclist dead. The deadly accident transpired at approximately 7:30 pm on October 30th on East Monte Vista Avenue.
Officials confirmed 61-year-old Richard Sauerwein, was riding his motorbike when he collided with an SUV. The driver identified as Miguel Gabriel-Ramirez fled the scene after the accident. First responders discovered that Sauerwein was ejected from the bike and paramedics attempted to revive the motorcyclist but sadly he lost his life and succumbed to his injuries. On Wednesday, around noon, police located a vehicle that matched the description of the one involved in the accident. The driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run resulting in death.
As of now, this accident is under investigation.
We are grateful that the police were able to locate the hit and run driver involved in this incident. We know that the family and friends of Richard Sauerwein are dealing with the profound and unexpected loss of this man who tragically lost his life in this senseless accident. Our thoughts are with them as they try to pick up the pieces and make sense of this tragedy. We wish you strength and peace during this difficult time of grief. We are available if you have any questions about what you should do next.
Hit and Run Accidents in California
There are two types of hit and run accidents in California. There is misdemeanor hit and run and there is a felony hit and run. If someone other than the fleeing driver is injured in the accident, it automatically becomes a felony. The driver that was apprehended in this incident will be charged with felony hit and run because someone lost their life in this crash.
Drivers flee the scene of an accident for a variety of reasons. Often times, the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Police will continue to investigate this fatal accident to determine what led up to the accident why the driver fled the scene.
If you have a loved one has been the victim of a preventable hit and run accident that resulted in the loss of life, you may the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of your loved one.
The compassionate and dedicated lawyers at the Brady Law Group have decades of experience assisting Californians with these types of complex and complicated legal claims. Call the Brady Law Group at (866) 211-2562 to speak with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys about your claim and to set up your free consultation today.
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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.