Vallejo Pedestrian Earnest Howard Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on Columbus Parkway

Vallejo Pedestrian Earnest Howard Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on Columbus Parkway

ON June 02, 2017

Officers respond to report of a man down in center median of parkway

A 51-year-old man named Earnest Howard was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Tuesday night in Vallejo, reported the San Francisco Gate.

Per the article, the authorities responded to a call regarding the incident and arrived at Columbus Parkway, north of Tennessee Street at about 9:33 p.m.

The Vallejo Police Department officers found Howard unresponsive in the middle of the street shortly after and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene right around the corner from where Howard lived, a detail mentioned by Howard’s family friend in the article.

Authorities were able to determine that Howard was struck while crossing Columbus Parkway, flinging the victim from the southbound lane into the northbound lane, said the article.

Currently, police are searching for the hit-and-run driver who fled the scene after the accident.  There are no details mentioned in the article regarding the missing driver’s identity or information.

The May Firm staff extends our heartfelt condolences to the family of Howard.  This situation demands thoughtful and compassionate attention and we hope that the authorities conduct a thorough investigation to locate the hit-and-run driver who may face the consequences for their reckless and negligent conduct.

If you or a loved one have suffered a loss in a hit-and-run accident, you may be entitled to a lawsuit against the negligent driver.  Contact an experienced attorney at The May Firm to receive a free consultation and see how a lawyer can help your case.  Contact us at 1-844-MAYFIRM today and let our family help yours.