44-Year-Old Woman Dead in Hit-and-Run near Civic Drive

WALNUT CREEK, CA (October 6, 2022) – Saturday night, Chung Thu Le was killed after a hit-and-run on North California Boulevard.

The fatal incident happened on October 1st, just before 7:15 p.m., on North California Boulevard.

According to reports, Le was crossing the street, when a vehicle, described as a gold or tan four-door sedan, struck her. The driver of the involved vehicle then fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim.

When medical responders arrived at the scene, they found Le with serious injuries and transported her to a local hospital for treatment. However, her injuries were too severe, and medics at the hospital pronounced 44-year-old Chung Thu Le dead, due to the extent of her condition.

At this time, Walnut Creek Police Department is asking anyone with information about the hit-and-run driver to contact 925-935-6400.

Meanwhile, Le’s family has set up a GoFundMe to support the costs of her funeral and her surviving family members.

The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Chung Thu Le. Their thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. For more accident news, click here.

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