Wayne Bernard Mays was Killed after two consecutive Hit-and-Run Accident in San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA (March 30, 2022) – Wayne Bernard Mays (71) died after a Honda sedan and white SUV hit him on Lucretia Avenue in San Jose. According to the Mercury News, the incident happened at around 1:53 am on Saturday (March 26).
According to the authorities, Mays was riding a motorized scooter on Lucretia Avenue’s left lane near Taiji Drive when the 2017 Honda Sedan struck him.
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Wayne Bernard Mays rode a motorized scooter on Lucretia Avenue, before getting hit by a Honda sedan and a white SUV.
After which, the Honda’s driver fled the scene. Afterward, a white SUV also drove through Lucretia Avenue and hit Mays. This driver also fled the scene.
Responders transported Mays to a local hospital due to his severe injuries. However, he was later pronounced dead in the hospital.
Authorities are currently investigating the incident as a hit-and-run felony. According to Mercury News, this is the 23rd fatal collision of 2022. This prompted officials to deploy more traffic enforcement officers and push for legislation on speed-tracking cameras.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in San Jose
Wayne Bernard Mays’ family members may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. They can seek damages for loss of companionship, pain and suffering, and emotional distress following a catastrophic accident such as this tragic incident.
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.
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Google Map of a Double Hit-and-Run Accident on Lucretia Avenue in San Jose
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Wayne Bernard Mays.
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