Simi Valley, CA – Raquel Asperas Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Simi Valley, CA (January 18, 2019) – Yesterday, police responded to a fatal pedestrian accident that happened in a parking lot and took the life of an elderly woman.
At the time, 64-year-old Raquel Asperas was walking in the parking lot of the Studio Movie Grill located in the 1555 block of Simi Town Center Way. For reasons that are not yet known, she was struck by an SUV that was being driven by a man in his 50s.
The collision’s impact was so forceful that Asperas received severe trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which took place around 1:55 p.m.
Officials say that the man who had been driving at the SUV, whose name has not yet been released, stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. The exact cause of the accident remains under investigation at this time.
We wish to extend our warmest thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Raquel Asperas during this difficult and life-changing time in their lives.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
In 2015 across the entirety of the U.S., over 5,000 pedestrians lost their lives in fatal pedestrian accidents. In California, pedestrians are no stranger to serious accidents that end in injuries and even fatalities in the worst cases. There are many reasons for these serious accidents including negligent driving acts such as speeding, drunk driving, and texting and driving. Drivers are supposed to constantly look out for the well-being of others so, when these accidents take place, they are frequently liable.
At Brady Law Group, our experienced pedestrian accident attorneys are here for you during this difficult time if you have lost somebody close to you in an accident. We want to ensure that you are fully compensated for damages and losses to cover aspects like lost income, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. Contact us to find out how we can assist you and your loved ones during this difficult time at 866-478-6483.
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 to all those involved in the accident.