Jose Esparza Died In San Jose Car Accident With Driver That Ran Red Light By McKee Road and North 33rd Street —> Please Support The Victim Through GoFundMe
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (July 21, 2021) – A man identified as Jose Esparza has tragically died in a hit-and-run car accident near the intersection of McKee Road and North 33rd Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on Saturday. Jose Esparza was in his car when he was broadsided by a 2015 Infiniti that ran a red light.
That driver fled the scene on foot and is being sought by police. Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim.
Despite life-saving measures Jose Esparza died following the collision. The victim was a graduate of UCLA and a foster youth counselor.
You can help support the family of Jose Esparza through GoFundMe. According to the GoFundMe page, “We continue to ask for prayers for the Esparza family. Any donation will be greatly appreciated. All the funds will be going towards the funeral expenses.”
Liability In San Jose Hit-And-Run Car Accidents
It is illegal to flee the scene of a car accident that results in bodily injury or death. Drivers must stay a the scene and call for police. The vast majority of collisions are due to drivers that are distracted or speeding. If a driver runs a red light and causes an accident they will typically be held at fault. Depending on the facts of any case liability for an accident could extend beyond any driver.
- If the at fault driver was working at the time of a collision the company that they were working for could be held at fault.
- A city could be held at fault for a car accident if it was caused by a dangerous condition in the roadway.
Victims of car accidents are protected by a number of laws. The family of any person that is killed in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a wrongful death claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A San Jose Hit-And-Run Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Jose Esparza. We strongly encourage anyone that can to donate to the family’s GoFundMe page so that the victim can be given a proper memorial. There needs to be some accountability after this senseless tragedy.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in San Jose? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims get the justice and support that they deserve. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.