Sonora, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Highway 108 in Sonora
Sonora, CA (February 17, 2019) – A 36-year-old woman from Sonora was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place around 6:26 p.m. on Highway 108. The woman, whose name has not been released, was struck and killed on Friday night when she attempted to cross Highway 108.
The woman stepped from the shoulder onto the roadway in front of a 2016 Chrysler 200 driven by 21-year-old Timothy Hollis, according to the California Highway Patrol.
At the time, Hollis had been traveling around 50 mph when he struck the woman. The impact was so forceful that the pedestrian was thrown into the westbound lane and struck by a 2018 Ford F-150 pickup truck. The driver was identified as 28-year-old Glenn Gray.
Gray cooperated with police while they conducted an investigation. They continue to look into the factors that caused the accident at this time.
We would like to reach out and extend our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken in this horrific pedestrian accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
Fatal pedestrian accidents take place far too often on California roads and more measures are being taken all the time to prevent these accidents. In 2017, California actually ranked 15th highest when it came to fatal pedestrian accidents on our roads. If you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal pedestrian accident in California due to the recklessness of another party, we want you to know that you do not have to stand alone when bringing your claim.
At the Los Angeles Injury Group, our experienced attorneys understand that it can be quite difficult to face the aftermath of a fatal accident. This is especially true if you are now struggling to come to terms with the many emotions that follow these accidents and the financial situation it can cause for you and your loved ones. Please do not hesitate to contact us to find out how we can assist you at this time at 310-954-7248. We want to help you get back on the right path following an accident.