A fatal colisión was reported to have taken place on Saturday, October 17th in Fremont. Fremont Police Department is the lead investigator of the case. They responded to the accident at around 10:28 p.m. The collision happened near Ondina Drive and Mission Boulevard. A vehicle of unknown make struck a male pedestrian. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver did not sustain any injuries but remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities. Authorities have ruled out DUI as the cause of the crash. An investigation into the accident is still ongoing.
Can You File A Claim Against At-Fault Driver on Behalf of the Deceased?
Yes, you can. It is possible to file a claim against an at-fault driver even if the victim has already passed away. This legal action is usually done by the nearest kin of the victim. If the victim died because of the negligent actions of the at-fault driver, you can file a wrongful death suit against them or their insurance provider. You can do this regardless of whether the at-fault driver was arrested for their crimes. If you live in California and would like to consult an attorney before taking any further actions, call us at (800) 310-1606 to receive a free legal consultation, available at any time of day.