Man Killed In Hit-And-Run San Jose Car Accident By Story Road and Jackson Avenue
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (August 30, 2019) – A man was tragically killed in a hit-and-run car accident by the intersection of Story Road and Jackson Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 2:00 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation two vehicles collided.
One of the drivers sustained major injuries and later died. The driver that caused the car accident fled the scene.
Liability In Car Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of a car accident that results in bodily injury. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
Investigating A Car Accident
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