Napa CA, – Sandy Pressey Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Silverado Trail
Napa, California (October 23, 2018) – A 61-year-old man who was fatally struck by a vehicle Friday evening in Napa has been identified by the Napa Valley Coroner. The deceased victim has been identified as Sandy Pressey. The fatal collision transpired at approximately 7 pm on Friday, October 19th, in the 400 blocks of Silverado Trail.
Reportedly, the man was walking along the side of the road when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle has only been identified as a 36-year-old man from Martinez. The driver who struck Pressey immediately stopped to offer aid following the crash. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene and transported Pressey to Queen of the Valley Medical Center to treat injuries he sustained upon impact. Unfortunately, Pressey did not survive his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. According to investigators, Alcohol or drugs were not believed to be a factor in the accident. Authorities are still trying to determine the events leading up to the fatal crash.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing. As more evidence comes to the surface, more information will be released to public sources.
Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Napa
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sandy Pressey. We wish you courage and strength during your time of sorrow.
Pedestrian laws require drivers to control their speeds and stop to allow pedestrians to cross the roads whether in marked or unmarked crossing areas. The authorities are still investigating to find out if the victim was in a safe zone along the road when the accident occurred. Based on the information provided in the initial report, many issues surrounding this fatal accident have not been resolved.
As part of the ongoing investigation, forensic teams will inspect the vehicle, and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the collision in any way.
If you or a loved one has been in an accident resulting in injury or fatality, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent party. Through legal intervention, you could receive compensation for funeral expenses, the tragic loss of a loved one, or other unfortunate circumstances.
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