Pedestrian Killed in Chico ID’d as Martha Davis

Elderly Woman Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Forest Avenue 

86-year-old Martha Davis, of Chico, was hit and killed by a vehicle in Chico on Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred June 28th on Forest Avenue just minutes after 10 a.m.

Davis was crossing Forest when a car struck her under unclear circumstances. 

Paramedics rushed the victim to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where she sadly died. 

The 32-year-old male driver along with his two passengers stayed at the scene and were fully cooperative with authorities. 

A stretch of Forest Avenue was also shut down for a period of time following the crash. 

An active investigation remains underway.

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Martha Davis. 

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.

Tips for pedestrians: 

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone) 
  • Obey traffic laws & signals
  • Always use crosswalk

Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.

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