Last month, a 50-year-old man was found unconscious on the street in Harrisburg, PA after an apparent car-pedestrian crash. This week, the man passed away at a local hospital as a result of the injuries he sustained in the accident.
According to police, 50-year-old Segundo Cherrez died Wednesday at the hospital. He had originally been found by bystanders along the 1700 block of Paxton Street around 2:44 a.m. on October 25, 2015. An autopsy revealed he suffered multiple traumatic injuries that were likely from being run over by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash.
Police are still seeking the driver of the vehicle who ran over Cherrez, thus causing his death. Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Sunday by phone at 717-255-7311 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. They can also call the Dauphin County Police Dispatch at 717-558-6900 and ask for a supervisor.
Harrisburg PA Personal Injury Lawsuits After an Accidents
Although police are still searching for the driver who apparently hit, ran over, and ultimately killed Cherrez before leaving the scene of the accident in connection with the criminal investigation, this is not likely the only legal process to arise from the Harrisburg PA car accident. There may also be a civil lawsuit involved.
The law provides that victims of accidents caused by a negligent driver have the opportunity to bring a cause of action for personal injury or wrongful death. These lawsuits can lead to the plaintiff receiving financial compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses, loss of expected wages, and even pain or emotional suffering.
For more information about the possibility of legal action after an accident, contact the Harrisburg PA car accident attorneys of Handler Henning & Rosenberg. We have the experience and aggressive approach to help you earn the maximum amount of financial compensation available from the insurance companies. You can schedule a free consultation with one of our accident lawyers by calling or visiting our contact page.