Hit-and-Run Collision near Aguajito Road Kills 62-Year-Old Carmel Man

MONTEREY, CA (July 5, 2023) – Wednesday afternoon, a hit-and-run crash on Highway 1 claimed the life of James Pack.

The collision happened around 3:40 p.m. near Aguajito Road.

According to reports, a silver vehicle collided with a white 1988 Volkswagen van while traveling Highway 1. Investigators said the crash’s impact sent the van rolling over several times and leaving the driver with major injuries.

Unfortunately, the Volkswagen’s driver, identified as 62-year-old James Pack of Carmel, died at the hospital a short while later.

At this time, authorities are looking for the silver vehicle that collided with the van and fled the scene. Police pointed out that the suspect’s vehicle has major right front-end damage.

Those who witnessed the incident or anyone who can give information about the suspect are encouraged to contact the CHP at 831-796-2160.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of James Pack. May the memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

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 today at 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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