UPDATE: Corpus Christi, TX – Jesus Ybarra Killed In Hit-And-Run Pedestrian Accident On Rodd Field
Corpus Christi, TX (January 18, 2020) On the evening of January 15th, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Rodd Field and Yorktown Road. According to reports, a vehicle struck a man at around 7:00 p.m. and fled the scene without stopping. Someone noticed the body lying in the roadway and immediately called authorities.
When emergency crews arrived, they found the man deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jesus Ybarra.
The police are still investigating the fatal accident and are looking for the driver responsible.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Jesus Ybarra. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accidents
Every day at least one person loses their life in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident. Drivers who deliberately leave the scene without helping pedestrians are usually under the influence or have a criminal history and don’t want to be caught by authorities. Sometimes drivers flee the scene and drive recklessly to escape another crime, which causes them to strike pedestrians during the process. Regardless of circumstances, it’s unacceptable for drivers to leave the scene after running someone over.
At The Benton Law Firm, we help grieving families every day with their wrongful death lawsuit after losing loved ones in hit-and-run pedestrian accidents. We have helped countless families over the years win large settlements to pay for all damages and losses. If you would like a free consultation with us, call us now at (214) 219-4878.
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