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Wrongful Death - Fremont, CA: Late-Night Pedestrian Death

Posted by Renée Yvonne Gardner | Nov 02, 2020

Fremont, CA: Fremont's Fourth 2020 Fatal Collision

November 2, 2020

Fremont police are investigating a collision that killed a pedestrian on Saturday night, October 17, 2020, per an October 18, 2020 KRON4 news report.

The Mission Boulevard and Ondina Drive crash was reported at 10:28 PM. Officers found an unresponsive man in the street, and a driver who stayed at the scene. Police began life saving measures before fire personnel arrived, but unfortunately, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at 10:39 PM, the report explained.

The driver hit and stayed at the scene, and cooperated with the investigation, police said. “At this point drugs and alcohol are not believed to be involved, but further investigation is needed,” Fremont police explained. This driver did not hit and run.

In this case, the driver collided with a pedestrian. As of the time of this report, it is unknown who was at fault. But, the driver here did the right thing by staying at the accident scene. Fleeing after an accident is a crime, even if you were not the one at fault. This crime is called hit and run. It can be a felony or a misdemeanor.

California Vehicle Code Section 16025(a) requires every driver involved in any accident (unless rendered incapable) to exchange with any other driver or property owner involved in the accident and present at the scene: (1) Driver's name and current home address, driver's license number, VIN, and the registered owner's current home address. and (2) Evidence of financial responsibility, per Section 16020. If the financial responsibility of a person is insurance, then they must give the insurance company's name, address and the policy number.

Gardner Law's Attorney Renee Yvonne Gardner represents those involved in an auto accident who flee the scene. They will be prosecuted. Gardner Law also represents the victims of those who flee the scene, if the victim suffered personal injuries or wrongful death.

If you fled from an accident scene, were the victim of someone who fled, or your loved one was killed in this type of accident, don't talk to any insurance company, and don't handle your case on your own. Instead, contact Gardner Law now by calling (408) 214-5555, or complete the Contact form on this website. Attorney Renee Yvonne Gardner handles these cases in the Bay Area and beyond, and will work toward seeking justice in your case.

Disclaimer: This post was created solely using secondary sources. Therefore, its information has not been verified. If anything appears to be inaccurate, please contact Gardner Law, Renee Gardner Attorney, immediately by phone, or through our online Contact form. Necessary corrections will be made.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Attorney Renee Gardner provides this post for general purposes, and to try and help the public, should they have fled an accident, be a victim of such an accident, or their loved one was killed in a hit and run. In all of these cases, the parties should act quickly and immediately seek legal assistance to protect and defend their rights.

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