Man Killed in Sacramento Pedestrian Accident on Fruitridge Road near 49th Street

Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Tow Truck on Fruitridge Road near 49th Street in Sacramento


Sacramento, California (February 12, 2020) – According to a report by the Sacramento Fire Department personnel, a man died after being hit by a tow truck in south Sacramento on Tuesday night.

The accident was reported at about 8:30 p.m. February 11, on Fruitridge Road near 49th Street.

The California Highway Patrol said a 64-year-old man had fallen down in the eastbound fast lane and was hit by a tow truck.

The flatbed tow truck was unable to avoid the pedestrian who was wearing dark clothes.

The man succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office withheld the identity of the victim pending notification of his next of kin.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the collision.

The tow truck driver was not arrested.

The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.

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.