Wakeen Best Died In North Highlands Pedestrian Accident Along Watt Avenue
NORTH HIGHLANDS, CALIFORNIA (September 14, 2021) – A pedestrian identified as Wakeen Best has tragically died in a hit-and-run car accident on Watt Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on August 26th. For reasons that remain under investigation a car struck Wakeen Best and then fled the scene.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Sadly, Wakeen Best died due to their injuries.
Police are still searching for the driver. A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In North Highlands Hit-And-Run Car Accidents
It is illegal to flee the scene of a car accident that results in bodily injury or death. Drivers that flee the scene of collisions may be held accountable through a criminal claim. The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a civil claim. Damages in a civil 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 North Highlands Hit-And-Run Car Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Wakeen Best. Any person that may have information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of all who have lost so much.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the support and justice that they deserve. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.