Man Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident on Oakley Avenue

SANTA MARIA, CA (April 21, 2023) – Monday evening, a male pedestrian was pronounced dead after a hit-and-run collision on Betteravia Road.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m., near Oakley Avenue.

Per reports, the driver of a dark-colored sedan struck a man in the intersection for reasons unknown. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene west on Betteravia without rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the male pedestrian dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released his name or place of residency.

As of Tuesday morning, police made no arrests, and the suspect remains at large. At this time, Santa Maria Officials are asking anyone with information about the hit-and-run to contact the traffic bureau at 805-928-3781 ext. 2291.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their condolences to the victim’s family and friends. May you find comfort and strength through the memories of your loved one.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run pedestrian 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. For more accident news, click here.

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