1 Killed in Manteca Bicycle Accident on Main Street, Robert James Arrested

1 Killed in Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident on Main Street in Manteca

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Manteca, California (January 6, 2020) – A driver has been arrested following a fatal hit-and-run bicycle accident that occurred on Sunday night in Manteca.

The accident happened in the 1100 block of South Main Street at about 11:15 p.m. January 5, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A man was riding a bicycle in the area and was hit by a car driven by 36-year-old Robert James.

The unidentified bicyclist was killed in the accident.

James fled the scene after accident but was later arrested on charges of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run.

No other information was provided.                              

An investigation into the 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.