Two Women Hit & Killed by Vehicle in San Jose Accident
A hit-and-run accident claimed the life of Narinder & Kuljit Kaur in San Jose Thursday evening, April 7th.
The women were walking across a marked crosswalk at the intersection of Ocala Avenue and Oakton Court around 6:30 p.m.
At the same time, a vehicle hit the women for unknown reasons near Alum Rock Middle School.
It was also reported that the involved driver did not stop and fled the area immediately after.
Paramedics rushed the unconscious women to the hospital where they sadly died as a result of their injuries.
Narinder Kaur was 75-years-old and Kuljit Kaur was 53.
The crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Narinder and Kuljit Kaur.
According to statistics, there was 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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.