Matthew Galea Involved in Deadly Pedestrian Accident on Highway 49

SUTTER CREEK, CA (May 26, 2022) – Tuesday evening, Dylan Yoacham sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Valley View Way.

The incident occurred around 8:35 p.m., near Highway 49. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

According to reports, Yoacham was crossing the street when Matthew Galea struck him and attempted to flee the scene. Paramedics arrived and immediately transported Yoacham to a center for treatment.

The 15-year-old teen was hit by a car and taken to a trauma center in Sacramento where he later died. Police said Galea tried to run from the scene, before police later arrested him.

No further details have been provided. At this time, officials continue to investigate the collision.

The loved ones of Dylan Yoacham set up a GoFundMe page to help with expenses during this time.

The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim during this time.

The sudden loss of a loved one after a pedestrian accident is an extremely difficult time for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they are here to provide you with unmatched legal representation during this trying time. Rest assured, you have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. They will fight to hold the responsible party accountable and help you receive compensation to pay for the high costs of a medical, funeral, and legal expenses. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435. Need help after hours? Reach out to them by online chat, email, or text message. Moreover, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, click here to request a police report.

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