Fontana Man Killed in Accident on Cherry Avenue
59-year-old David Mick was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Fontana on Saturday, September 24th.
It was around 5:09 in the morning when the incident occurred on Cherry Avenue.
Sadly, Mick was declared dead at 5:14 a.m.
The involved driver fled the scene after the accident but no details on the vehicle or suspect have been released at this time.
Witnesses are urged to contact the Fontana Police Department.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of David Mick.
According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. In addition, 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists.
There was also a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.