Modesto, CA – Deadly Hit-and-Run Takes Life of One Man
Modesto, CA (September 13, 2018) – In Modesto, a deadly hit-and-run took place that led to the loss of life of one party. The accident took place on Tuesday night along Spencer Avenue.
Police say that the victim has since been identified as 49-year-old Darrell McDaniel. McDaniel was walking south on the right edge of the roadway at the time when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle. He was pushing a hand cart at the time.
The driver had been traveling at a high rate of speed when they stuck McDaniel from behind. The accident happened around 8:45 p.m. just south of Maze Boulevard.
It was confirmed that the pedestrian died as a result of the collision. The driver stopped only for a moment and then fled the scene. Now, police are searching for answers relating to the driver.
Hit-and-run accidents can be devastating times for the families involved. If you have lost somebody close to you, you will need to speak with an attorney to help you retain your rights. We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Darrell McDaniel at this time, who lost his life too soon in an accident.
If a hit-and-run driver caused the accident of your loved one, one of the first things that you need to do is attempt to determine who is liable for the loss of their life. Finding hit-and-run drivers can sometimes be a tedious process, but it is not impossible. With the help of an attorney, you may be able to identify the party who took the life of your loved one and move forward with a case against them accordingly.
At the Los Angeles Injury Group, we want to stand up for your rights as you attempt to bring a wrongful death claim. Call us for more information on how we can assist you at 310-954-7248.