San Jose, CA. 1 Man Killed by Passing SUV While Running from the Police
San Jose, CA. (July 1, 2018) – San Jose police were reportedly chasing a suspect who was spotted inside a car with a gun when the man ran east across Monterey Road and reportedly tripped over the center median and fell down in the northbound lane of the road. An SUV was driving as the man fell down and struck him, causing fatal injuries.
Police confirmed that the SUV had struck and killed the suspect as the vehicle continued driving without stopping. The man who was struck and pronounced dead at the scene has not yet been identified. The SUV in question is currently being searched for as the suspected vehicle in a fatal hit-and-run.
There was no more information made available regarding this accident, and police are currently looking for the hit-and-run driver. An investigation into this accident is currently ongoing in order to conclusively determine liability. We are offering our sincerest sympathies to the family members and loved ones of the victim of this fatal crash.
Hit-and-Run Accident Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney
Although the victim of this accident was a suspect at the time of his death, investigators will likely be looking to prove negligence on behalf of the hit-and-run driver. There is no excuse for leaving the scene of an accident, and once found, the driver of the SUV will certainly be facing felony hit-and-run charges.
Many family members of victims will seek financial compensation for their loss simply because of the immense expenses that follow a sudden death. While we are absolutely proud of our passionate determination to hold negligent and/or criminal drivers accountable for the pain and devastation that they inflict, only the family members of a victim are in the position to pursue a wrongful death claim.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
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 for all those involved in the accident.