Santa Monica, California (November
19, 2019) –
The authorities have arrested one person in connection with a fatal hit-and-run
pedestrian accident that happened in Santa Monica on Sunday morning.
at 5th Street and Arizona Avenue at about 12:50 a.m. November 17,
according to a local news source.
The authorities said an elderly woman was walking in a
crosswalk when she was hit by a car reportedly driven by Rogelio Bobadilla, 28.
The unidentified woman sustained serious injuries and was
transported to a local hospital where she died while undergoing treatment.
Bobadilla fled the scene after the accident but was later
located and arrested and booked into Santa Monica Jail.
No further information was provided.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.