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Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Woman on El Camino Avenue in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA (May 19, 2021) – Saturday night, a woman was killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run accident on Clay Street and El Camino Avenue.

According to officers, the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. Per reports, a vehicle struck the woman in the intersection.

Afterward the impact, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene before officers arrived.

Medical personnel along with firefighters responded at the scene and discovered a woman lying on the road. Due to the impact of the crash, the woman died at the scene despite the life-saving efforts conducted by the responders.

At this time, the police continue to withhold the identity of the victim pending notification of next of kin.

The surrounding area on Clay Street was closed during cleanup and preliminary duties. But, the road has since reopened.

The police are encouraging anyone with information about the suspect or the crash to contact the dispatch center at 916-808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-4357.


The Sweet James team sends their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim 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 pedestrian crash. 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 them 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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