Modesto Bicyclist Killed by Hit and Run Driver

Modesto Bicyclist Killed by Hit and Run Driver

Modesto Bicyclist Killed by Hit and Run Driver


Modesto Bicyclist Killed by Hit and Run Driver

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto bicycle accident lawyer. A woman riding her bicycle was fatally struck by a vehicle on June 30, 2016 at approximately 8:50 pm. The driver of the vehicle who struck her fled the scene of the accident.

What Happened?

The collision took place in east Modesto on El Vista which is north of Encina Avenue. The cyclist was 40-year-old Rachelle White from Modesto. White was transported to a nearby hospital. Sadly, she passed away due to the serious nature of her injuries.

Modesto Police Department Public Announcement

According to Modesto Police Department spokeswoman, Heather Graves, 34-year-old Evgeniy Viktorochich was arrested by authorities last week at a traffic stop in Fresno. Information and leads were sent to Modesto police that Viktorochich had involvement in a fatal bicyclist hit and run. For this reason, Viktorochich’s name was located in a database that allows authorities to observe identities of people wanted by police.

Hit And Run Suspect Held Without Bail

Evgeniy Viktorochich will be facing charges for vehicular manslaughter, departing from the collision scene, unlawful driving of a vehicle, methamphetamine possession, and reckless avoidance of an authority. Viktorochich was sent to the Stanislaus County jail and will be held without bail for his hit-and-run crime.

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I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto Bicycle Accident Attorney. If you or someone loved has been involved in a bicycle accident, please call me today at (209) 227-1931 for free, friendly advice. If you are located outside of the Modesto or Sacramento area, please contact me toll-free at (800) 404-5400. I have been helping families of Northern California with their personal injury cases, including  bicycle accidents, for more than three decades.

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