Saul Davis Westley: Saul Alan Davis Killed In Westley Hit-And-Run Car Accident On State Route 33
WESTLEY, CALIFORNIA (June 7, 2019) – A 59-year-old man identified as Saul Alan Davis has tragically died after a no contact hit and run accident on State Route 33.
California Highway Patrol are saying that someone came into Saul Alan Davis’ lane which forced him to take evasive action. He ended up crashing into a telephone pole.
The crash took place by the intersection of State Cox Road on Friday. Despite life-saving efforts the victim died due to his injuries.
After several months the hit-and-run suspect has finally been tracked down by police and arrested. An investigation into the fatal crash that killed Saul Alan Davis remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Hit-And-Run Accidents
Drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicle in a reasonably safe manner and to stop after an accident. It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that causes great 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.”
Drivers that flee the scene of an accident may face civil as well as criminal liability. The family of any victim that died in a hit-and-run accident may have legal recourse through California Code 377.60. Damages can include compensation for funeral expenses, medical bills and loss of love. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Saul Alan Davis as they continue to seek answers about what happened. Any person that may have seen the accident should reach out the CHP as they continue their investigation. No family should ever have to go through something like this.
If you or someone that you love has been injured in hit-and-run accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We can investigate all aspects of your case free of cost and get to the bottom of what happened. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need more information about a particular incident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.