January 10, 2013

Sta. Ana, California – An elderly man was not aware that he was taking his last morning walk as he was killed by a hit-and-run vehicle in Sta Ana that Thursday.

The mishap happened at the corner of Orange Avenue and Stanford Street approximately 6:30 o’clock in the morning. Police reported that the old man, around 75 years old, was crossing the street when he was hit by a vehicle.

Due to the impact, the man was hurled about 30 feet into the air. He was residing with his family in a house just a few blocks away.

The victim was identified as Miguel Chavez Ceja who was using a cane to walk around. His family mourned his passing as they said he was a great person and deeply religious. His son-in-law, Pablo Hernandez said that Ceja did not deserve to die this way.

Ceja came from a large family and had sired 10 children; he spent his time between Mexico and Orange County. It was only four months ago when he arrive in Sta. Ana.

The police was able to discover some clues that can help them apprehend the culprit. The car was dark blue, 740il BMW 1995 model and had a missing side mirror. It could have damages along the front end and left driver’s side.

Anyone with more information is requested by authorities to call the police. All calls are treated with confidence.

Car Accident victims may be entitled to financial compensation for pain and suffering in addition to economic damages.

Accident victims have rights. If you were injured in a car accident, contact our experienced  LA car accident lawyers now for free consultation. He will protect the rights of you and your loved ones. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

 

Source: Blogs LA Weekly Com Informer

(http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2013/01/los_angeles_hit_run_crisis_buscaino_demand_lapd_answers.php)

Sources: ABC Local Go Com
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(http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=8952576#sthash.zCAiDLYb.dpuf)
(http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/orange_county&id=8949496#sthash.OCjKOPQ9.dpuf)