Deadly Pedestrian Crash at Wren Avenue and El Cerrito Way
Investigators are actively working to piece together all of the details regarding a hit-and-run pedestrian crash that occurred Monday night.
The incident occurred at the intersection of Wren Avenue and El Cerrito Way just before 9 p.m.
A driver in a gray SUV struck a man from Gilroy on September 12th and fled the scene.
Those with information leading to the suspect are asked to contact Officer Julio Romero at (408) 847-0523.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.