On Sunday night, Rafael Cruz Fermin, was hit by a vehicle while crossing Broadway in Chula Vista. Fermin was a father of three and only forty-two years old. His wife of nineteen years spoke to NBC San Diego and is extremely saddened by this tragic accident, “How could someone live with themselves, knowing what they did to my husband, leaving him in the rain.”
The driver of the vehicle that killed him has yet to be found, however, the Police are suspecting an early 2000 Ford Explorer as the hit-and-run vehicle. The Chula Vista Police are also requesting any information from witnesses. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Rafael Cruz Fermin.
Hit-and-run accidents are tragic. We’ve helped numerous families struggling with the loss of a loved one. We remain sensitive to the grieving process, while also managing the complex legal process. Wrongful death lawsuits involve the circumstance where the victim was killed by the negligent, reckless or intentional acts of the defendant. When choosing a California wrongful death lawyer it is important to know the trial experience of your attorney since most wrongful death cases do require litigation. If you have lost a loved one, please contact our experienced and compassionate attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers.