Redwood City, California (December 15, 2019) – 84-year-old Theodora Karakouda has been
identified as the pedestrian who was fatally hit by a SamTrans bus on Thursday
morning in Redwood City.
The auto-pedestrian accident occurred in the area of El Camino Real and James Avenue at about 8:45 a.m. December 12.
The California Highway
Patrol said Karakouda, a resident of Watertown, was walking across the
intersection when he was hit by a bus that was traveling southbound on El
Karakouda was killed in the
None of the occupants of the
bus were injured.
El Camino Real was blocked
for about three hours as the authorities examined the scene.
No other information was
An investigation into the
fatal pedestrian accident is ongoing.
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.