San Mateo, California (January 20, 2020) – The 50-year-old San Francisco woman who died after being hit by a vehicle after stepping out of a car in San Mateo early Sunday morning has been identified.
The San Mateo County coroner’s office identified the victim
as Ivania Torres.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident
happened on Highway 101 near Third Avenue at about 1:50 a.m. January 19.
As per the report, a white Dodge Charger rear-ended a Toyota
Yaris on the roadway for unknown reasons.
Ivania Torres, who was a passenger in the Toyota, exited the vehicle and was walking across traffic lanes when she was hit by a passing Toyota Camry.
Torres was pronounced dead at the scene.
One occupant of the Yaris and another in the Camry were
injured in the accident and were transported to Stanford Hospital for treatment.
Both the drivers of the Camry and the Dodge were arrested on
suspicion of DUI.
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.