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San Diego Hit and Run Driver Involved in Fatal Pedestrian Accident Identified

By Ross Jurewitz on March 9, 2010

An 18-year old teenage boy lost his life in a San Diego pedestrian accident when he was hit by two cars on El Camino Real near Cassia Avenue. This fatal accident took place on March 5‚ 2010 around 9:45 pm. Now‚ a local San Diego woman‚ Lisa Hutchinson‚ has come forward and contacted the Carlsbad Police Department reporting that she may be the hit and run driver who struck and killed the pedestrian.

The victim‚ Steven Anthony Kelley‚ was attempting to cross the street when he got struck by the first car. Though Officers stopped the second car’s driver near the scene‚ but the first vehicle that struck the teenager kept on going. Kelley died in an ambulance en-route to McClellan-Palomar Airport‚ where he was to be flown to a hospital.  The next day‚ on March 6‚ 2010‚ a 44-year-old Lisa Hutchinson came forward as the driver of one of two cars that may have struck the youth. She says she may have unwittingly struck the teenaged boy but had left the scene after failing to spot any victim.

Our office wishes to offer our sincere prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Kelley. We can understand how distraught the family must be at this moment. There are no words to express a tragedy of this kind. We hope that the guilty person is caught and prosecuted We can never stress enough on the fact that how important it is to be vigilant of your surroundings while driving. And in case‚ you hit someone on the road‚ at least stop and help him/her out!

Ross Jurewitz is a Carlsbad injury attorney and the managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group‚ a California law firm dedicated to representing people seriously injured and the families of people killed by the negligence of others.  If you or a loved one has been hurt or killed in a San Diego pedestrian accident ‚ please order your free copy of Mr. Jurewitz’s book‚ The Ten Biggest Mistakes that can Destroy Your California Accident Case . It is full of helpful information that will help you protect your legal rights and it is free to all California residents.

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