Vista, CA – Man Killed in Hit-&-Run at Vista Village Dr & Wave DrSan Diego Legal News
Vista, CA (February 4, 2020) – A fatal hit-and-run was reported by local authorities in Vista, California on Sunday morning, February 2nd. The deadly crash occurred at the intersection of Vista Village Drive and Wave Drive near the time of 12:22 a.m. The 43-year-old man was struck by a driver who fled the scene of the accident.
Authorities were notified of the crash and responded to render aid to the victim. The man reportedly died at the scene. Officials are currently seeking information on the driver involved in the accident.
No further details have been released. An investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Hit-&-Runs in California
Hit-and-runs are completely traumatic events. These accidents overwhelmingly impact pedestrians and cyclists who are unable to pursue their assailants. There were 369 reported fatal hit-and-runs in California in 2016.
Deadly hit-and-runs have hit an all-time high in the state. This trend should be concerning to everyone. In some cases, surviving family members can pursue lost compensation by contacting a California wrongful death attorney.
Notes: Outside news sources were used to create this post. Subsequently, the details of the accident have not been independently verified by our own staff. If you find any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.