Tulare County Personal Injury Lawyer John Rozier has the following accident update; On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, a pedestrian was killed in Orosi, by a hit-and-run driver. The vehicle collision took place on Frances Drive, at approximately 6 PM.
Salud Baragan, who was 80 years old, was outside in the street, getting into the passenger side of her granddaughter’s automobile. The car was parked facing the opposite way, on Frances Drive, near Albert Avenue.
A blue Chevrolet Cavalier that was speeding on the roadway hit Barragan. She was thrown from the vehicle and was hurt badly.
The Chevy drove away after the collision, and police are still on the lookout for the suspect.
Baragan suffered head trauma and other major injuries, and was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia. She was pronounced dead later at the hospital.