Ivan Bruyako Succumbed to Fatal Injuries after Florin Hit-and-Run in Sacramento
Sacramento, CA (August 14, 2023) – Ivan Bruyako (37) of Sacramento succumbed to fatal injuries in a hit-and-run incident on Florin in Sacramento. According to Yahoo!, the CHP responded to calls around 9:45 p.m. on Saturday.
Ivan Bruyako succumbed to fatal injuries sustained in a hit-and-run incident on Florin in Sacramento.
The California Highway Patrol South Sacramento office responded to several calls regarding a hit-and-run incident involving a pedestrian lying in the roadway on westbound Florin Road.
Fire personnel then took the man to a hospital with major injuries. Unfortunately, he later succumbed to his injuries.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as 37-year-old Ivan Bruyako.
According to CHP, Bruyako was struck by a vehicle. However, there are no witnesses and no physical evidence that could lead to the suspect or the vehicle involved.
This Florin hit-and-run remains under active investigation.
J&M Tip: If you’re a victim of a hit-and-run incident, prioritize your safety and that of others involved. Gather as much information as possible about the fleeing vehicle, such as license plate number, make and model, and any distinguishing features, then promptly report the incident to the police with these details to aid their investigation.
Google Map of Hit-and-Run Accident in Sacramento, CA
More About Hit-and-Run Accident Liability
Legal liability for a hit-and-run accident can have various implications. Generally, a victim can file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver for any property damages and injuries caused by the accident. Your recoverable losses can include medical costs, lost wages, and more, depending on the damages sustained from the crash. Liability insurance is the first option to cover these damages. However, some cases might go to court depending on the case’s circumstances. For hit-and-run accidents, the penalties can include, but are not limited to:
- Up to 6 months of jail time
- Fine up to $1,000
- Probation and community service (depending on criminal history)
- Compensation to victims for damages
- Additional points on your California DMV record that can increase your insurance
You can learn more about what to do after a hit-and-run accident here. However, the most common course of action is to get legal advice from a skilled and experienced hit-and-run lawyer. Aside from navigating through your case, hit-and-run attorneys can help determine if your case can become a felony. They can also sort out compensation options whether you can locate the at-fault driver or not. Read more about getting a hit-and-run lawyer in California here. You can also check out these resources about wrongful death attorneys and personal injury lawyers.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Sacramento
In this case, the family members of Ivan Bruyako in this Florin hit-and-run can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
Do you have any legal questions about accidents? Get answers and common accident-related legal advice here:
- Wrongful Death
- Hit and Run Accident
- Car Accident
- Pedestrian Accident
- Truck Accident
- Motorcycle Accident
Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s also important to get your rightful compensation to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby and Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like to get professional advice about your case, give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Ivan Bruyako.
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