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Sacramento, CA – Lien Dang Fatally Struck by Hit & Run Driver on Lemon Hill Ave near Stockton Blvd

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Sacramento, CA (September 28, 2021) – On the evening of September 25, one person was fatally struck by a hit and run driver on a roadway in Sacramento. The victim was identified as 87-year-old Lien Dang. 

Dang was about five blocks from her house when she was walking along Lemon Hill Avenue near Stockton Boulevard. Reports indicate that she was on her way to feed the homeless. 

For unknown reasons, a driver struck her and took her life. The driver then fled the scene without stopping to render aid or wait for police to arrive. Dang was left on the roadway and found by responders a short time later. 

She was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical professionals. No further information has been released concerning the crash at this time. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Lien Dang. Police continue to investigate the details of the collision. 

Sacramento Pedestrian Accidents

Roughly 6,000 pedestrians die in traffic-related incidents annually across the country. In the Golden state, nearly 15% of those accidents take place. Although legislators constantly work to protect pedestrians who share roads with drivers, they continue to be victimized daily. In many cases, pedestrians are struck by vehicles operated by distracted, impaired, and reckless drivers. 

You can be vigilant in obeying the law and protecting others around you on the road, Sadly, there is no guarantee that other drivers are going to take your safety into consideration while driving.

Any car accident can cause catastrophic injuries for those involved. Pedestrians involved in accidents are at a greater risk of being injured since they are unprotected against the force of vehicles. 

Sacramento pedestrian accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have four decades of experience providing trustworthy and effective legal representation to families across California who have lost loved ones in preventable accidents.

Wrongful Death Attorneys in Sacramento

Being involved in a vehicle accident can have a lasting impact on the lives of victims and their families. More than 270,000 accidents take place in our state each year. Although we want everyone to walk away from accidents without any issues, this is not the case. Automobile accidents throughout the state of California claim the lives of more than 3,200 people each year. The vast majority of these accidents are caused by human error. In fact, statistics show that reckless driving, negligence, speeding, driving while impaired, and other careless actions while operating vehicles contribute to around 80% of collisions each year.

Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be challenging to accept. Knowing that your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident just makes the situation even more emotional. Not only are families forced to endure endless mental and emotional suffering, but they are often required to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment, property damages, funeral services, and more. After enduring the loss of a loved one in an accident, caused by the negligent actions of others, families can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Sacramento to explore legal options available to them moving forward.

For nearly four decades, the Antioch car accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped guide families after losing loved ones in accidents resulting from the negligence of other motorists sharing the road. Our attorneys strive to help our clients better understand options available to them moving forward to ensure they are able to maximize their recoveries and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. 

Through our keen attention to detail and extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in California, we are able to provide our clients with competent and trusted legal representation to help our clients win so they can hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, reach out to one of our personal injury attorneys in Sacramento by calling (888) 500-5000. Our team is available to meet with you and discuss legal options available to help you recover.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Sacramento.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Sacramento and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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