Modesto, CA – Deadly Pedestrian Accident on Prescott Road
Modesto, CA (September 8, 2018) – On Prescott Road, a deadly pedestrian accident took place that led to the death of one pedestrian. He was since identified as Michael Maestas. At the time, Maestas was walking across the street traveling westbound when he was suddenly struck by a Hyundai Sonata being driven by 32-year-old Israel Velez.
Emergency responders quickly came to the scene so that they could rush Maestas to the hospital. However, when he arrived there, he was quickly pronounced deceased.
Velez was unharmed in the accident. He stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.
Modesto Pedestrian Accident
An investigation into the matter will take place to determine who was at fault for the accident. If it is determined that the driver is at fault, the family of Maestas will be able to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of their loved one and receive compensation for a variety of aspects like funeral costs, lost income, and more. Every year, pedestrian accidents happen for a variety of reasons, some of which happen when drivers are not paying close attention to the roadways and others that happen when they are driving drunk or speeding. No matter what the case, you may be entitled to various compensation at this time.
Pedestrian accidents are a difficult type of accident to experience and we know that you are going through a hard time after losing a loved one. We extend our sincerest condolences to you at this time while you pick up the pieces to your case and attempt to move forward.
At the Los Angeles Injury Group, we want to help you hold a negligent party liable for a variety of aspects so that you can move forward not only emotionally but financially as you take care of the many bills left behind after a moment of turmoil and grief. Call us for more information on how we can assist you at 310-954-7248.