Woman Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident near Azusa Street

SACRAMENTO, CA (January 21, 2022) – Tuesday night, a female pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run on Garden Highway.

Officers responded to the incident around 10:43 p.m., and located the victim near Azusa Street.

At this time, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. However, reports indicate that a woman was struck by a passing vehicle. Upon impact, the driver fled the area without rendering aid to the severely injured woman.

Due to the extent of her condition, the woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released her name or place of residency.

At this time, the identity of the deceased victim and the hit-and-run suspect remains unclear.

Sacramento Officials are asking anyone with information about the hit-and-run on Garden Highway to contact 916-808-5471 or Crime Stoppers at 916-443-4357.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased woman who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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