Around midnight last night, a teenager was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Tierrasanta, San Diego. Two teenage boys were walking along Santo Road near Antiqua Boulevard when one boy was hit. The neighborhood is located south of State Route 52 and east of Interstate 15. The other teenager was able to get out of the way by jumping onto the median. According to NBC San Diego News, the driver failed to stop at the scene and continued to drive along Santo Road. The authorities believe the driver was in a dark-colored 1995-2000 Ford Taurus. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and family involved in this accident.
Losing a loved one under tragic circumstances is uncharted territory for most people. Legal action for wrongful death cases belongs to the descendant’s immediate family members, usually a surviving spouse, children or sometimes parents. Wrongful death lawsuits involve the circumstance where the victim was killed by the negligent, reckless or intentional acts of the defendant. Our skilled and compassionate lawyers advocate on your behalf to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. The truth is that most “accidents” could have been avoided. If you have lost a loved one as a result of the negligence of another, please contact our law office for a free case consultation.