At about 8:25 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014, 34-year-old bicyclist Genevieve Hall was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Huntington Beach, reported the Orange County Register. The driver of what witnesses described was a white 2006-13 Chevy Impala struck Hall at the intersection of Utica Avenue and Beach Boulevard and then fled the scene. Hall suffered major trauma and was transported to an area hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries at about 10 p.m. Witnesses, or anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of the driver, are asked to contact Tai Huynh at 714-536-5670 or Robert Barr at 714-536-5666.
Genevieve Hall leaves behind her 10-year-old son, Jake Reddick, her brother, Michael Bubba Hall, her mother, Teresa Hall, her boyfriend, and a niece and a nephew. Authorities are searching for the driver.
In 2011, the most recent year for which the California Highway Patrol has released crash data, none of the accidents involving bicyclists that occurred in Huntington Beach resulted in death; however, 169 caused injury. Throughout Orange County, 13 bicyclists lost their lives and 1,313 were injured in traffic collisions. Hit-and-run was a factor in 62 of the accidents that resulted in injury or death in the city that year.
After a fatal hit-and-run accident, apprehending the driver can be crucial to the ability of the family of the victim to seek justice through the civil claims process. For more information, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of Genevieve Hall.
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