Patricia Coombes Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Yosemite Drive in Chico

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Patricia Coombes Killed by Car on Yosemite Drive in Chico

Patricia Coombes Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Yosemite Drive in Chico

Chico, California – Patricia Coombes died after she was hit by a vehicle Thursday morning on Yosemite Drive in southwest Chico, according to a police report.

The 92-year-old woman was walking south across the road when she was struck by a car driven by 55-year-old Jiang Junda.

Junda was going at around 10 mph when he failed to see Coombes crossing the street and hit her.

The driver told police that the sun was on his eyes at the time of the

accident.

Police said Coombes fell on her head and sustained fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident took place at around 8 a.m. August 6.

Junda remained at the scene after the crash and cooperated with the authorities.

Neither alcohol nor drugs appeared to be the cause of the accident.

Yosemite Drive was closed for about five hours to allow the authorities to investigate the incident.

The crash remains under investigation.

Arin Khodaverdian, CEO and Managing Attorney 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. Swift action by an intelligent and experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

“Usually, clients hire me immediately after their first consultation because they quickly figure out that I will treat them like family. I lift a weight off their shoulders immediately. That is my job. We simply leave no stone unturned – period. We go after everyone and everything. There is no other way to ensure justice,” Mr. Khodaverdian states.

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. We have numerous other 6-figure settlements within 30 days. While these results are atypical and do not predict future outcomes, justice in these cases helped bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the families.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is the recipient of numerous accolades including one of the: Top 10 Wrongful Death Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Motor Vehicle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019; Top 10 Truck Accident Settlements in CA in 2019, and Top 10 Motorcycle Accident Settlements in CA in 2019. He is a Berkeley graduate and proud personal injury and wrongful death attorney. He is personally available 24/7 for free, no-obligation consultations and second opinions by calling 800-984-4123. He can also be reached via email using the contact form on this site.