Uber Passenger Killed near Golden Gate Park
A collision involving an Uber vehicle resulted in the death of the passenger in San Francisco on Saturday evening.
It was about 7:34 p.m. on January 29th when a black Audi SUV struck the Uber driver’s Honda SUV.
The collision occurred at the intersection of 46th Avenue and Lincoln Way near Golden Gate Park.
As a result of the crash, the Uber passenger, 38-year-old Barry McGrath sadly died at the hospital after being transported.
The involved driver reportedly fled the scene and it was later discovered that the Audi SUV was reported stolen on January 12th.
In addition, the Uber driver sustained only minor injuries.
The suspect has also been described as a bald white man about 45 year of age. He is also more than 6 feet tall.
Witnesses are urged to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Barry McGrath.
Hit-and-run collisions account for almost 6 deaths per day and there is at least one per minute in the U.S.
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.