The hit-and-run related death of a 64-year-old woman prompted one of her assailants to step forward. The tragedy occurred at around 8 p.m. evening at the corner of South Normandie and West 106th street on a Sunday. According to witnesses, the driver of a Chevy Tahoe and another car were speed racing through the area when the Tahoe crashed into a 1996 Saturn, killing the female driver on impact. The Tahoe was headed northbound and the Saturn driver southbound on Normandie when the two collided.
The SUV burst into flames and onlookers rushed to pull the trapped SUV driver out of the car. After his clothing was extinguished, the man fled the scene. The SUV driver, now identified as 40-year-old Willie ray Shavers Jr., came into the Culver City police department at 10:45 a.m. this morning saying he was responsible for the crash. He is being treated for accident related injuries and will be going to jail following treatment and charged with felony hit-and-run and vehicular homicide with negligence.
The unfortunate circumstances surrounding this case are what make it all the more heart wrenching, but as the truth unfolds, mourning loved ones will have legal recourse to purse the offenders. You too can get the law on your side when someone else’s negligence results in a wrongful death situation. Call our sponsoring law firm today and learn what you can do to see that the guilty party pays for their crimes in more ways than one.