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Fatal Hit-and-Run Kills Pedestrian In Oakland at Foothill Blvd

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In a tragic turn of events, a 58-year-old woman lost her life in a pedestrian hit-and-run incident at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Vicksburg Avenue in Oakland, California. As personal injury lawyers with a history of fighting for the rights of victims, we feel the gravity of this situation and are deeply saddened to report on this incident. Our hearts go out to the victim’s family, friends, and community.

From a legal perspective, several noteworthy elements surround this incident. Reports indicate that the accident occurred as a result of a reckless disregard for traffic rules by the hit-and-run driver. Witnesses suggest the black Mercedes involved in the crash was not only speeding but participating in an illegal street race, a scenario that only amplifies the driver’s negligent behavior.

The laws in California are clear: drivers must adhere to speed limits, traffic signals, and, most importantly, ensure pedestrian safety. As personal injury attorneys, we understand the legal implications that follow when these laws are violated. The driver’s decision to flee the scene further compounds their legal liabilities. California Vehicle Code 20001 mandates that any driver involved in an accident resulting in injury or death must stop and remain at the scene.

Furthermore, video surveillance that reportedly shows the accident could serve as crucial evidence in a potential personal injury lawsuit or wrongful death claim. This video could not only assist in identifying the responsible party but could substantiate allegations of negligence or reckless driving, contributing significantly to the case.

Sadly, pedestrian accidents are more common than we would like to think, and many often result in life-altering injuries or, as in this case, death. If you or a loved one have been a victim of a similar incident, you may have questions about what happens next. How do I fight for justice? How do I recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages, or emotional distress?

Fatal Hit-and-Run Kills Pedestrian Oakland At the Scranton Law Firm, we have over 50 years of experience representing accident victims and fighting for their rights. Our skilled personal injury lawyers have recovered more than $500 million for our clients. We know the legal landscape, understand your rights, and have the resources to go up against large insurance companies.

But most importantly, we’re here to guide you every step of the way. From gathering evidence to negotiating with insurance adjusters to standing up for you in court, we’re not just your lawyers – we’re your advocates, your allies, and your support system.

Don’t let the fear of the unknown prevent you from pursuing justice. If you’ve been involved in a pedestrian accident or lost a loved one to a hit-and-run accident, reach out to us today. We can help you navigate the complex legal maze and work tirelessly to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. As this case has shown, time can be crucial in gathering evidence and building a strong case.

So, why wait? Reach out to Scranton Law Firm. Let our experience, compassion, and commitment to justice be your beacon during this challenging time. Call us today for a free consultation and let us help you reclaim your life after a devastating personal injury accident. We’re more than just lawyers – we’re your partners in the pursuit of justice.


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