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Devasted Sacramento family asks public for answers after son is killed in hit & run

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By Yosi Yahoudai
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Devasted Sacramento family asks public for answers after son is killed in hit & run

‘This is the worst pain I have ever known’

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Updated: 3:54 PM PDT Jun 22, 2024

On the evening of June 15, before the sun set, 18-year-old Shawn Jordan was hit by a car while walking home, according to the California Highway Patrol.His Family told KCRA 3 that Jordan was walking in the bike lane along the guardrail, as the area doesn’t have sidewalks, on Walerga Road.The car that hit Jordan fled the scene, leaving the 18-year-old injured on the road.“Both of my son’s legs were broken, his ribs were broken, his face was split open, his arm was broken, and he had brain trauma,” said Seth Jordan, Shawn’s father.According to the family, on June 20 Jordan died in the hospital due to his many injuries.His family is now asking the public for help in finding any information on the driver who left their son mangled in the roadway.“Somebody has to know something; the CHP is involved, call them. We just want answers and justice for Shawn,” said Marie Martinez, Shawn’s mother.“If there is anybody who saw this happen, please call the CHP or the sheriffs I need closure and I need to know that this person is not out there driving like this… this is the worst pain I have ever known,” said his father.CHP confirms they’re investigating and encourages the public to call 916-798-0975 with tips about the hit and run that killed Shawn Jordan.

On the evening of June 15, before the sun set, 18-year-old Shawn Jordan was hit by a car while walking home, according to the California Highway Patrol.

His Family told KCRA 3 that Jordan was walking in the bike lane along the guardrail, as the area doesn’t have sidewalks, on Walerga Road.

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The car that hit Jordan fled the scene, leaving the 18-year-old injured on the road.

“Both of my son’s legs were broken, his ribs were broken, his face was split open, his arm was broken, and he had brain trauma,” said Seth Jordan, Shawn’s father.

According to the family, on June 20 Jordan died in the hospital due to his many injuries.

His family is now asking the public for help in finding any information on the driver who left their son mangled in the roadway.

“Somebody has to know something; the CHP is involved, call them. We just want answers and justice for Shawn,” said Marie Martinez, Shawn’s mother.

“If there is anybody who saw this happen, please call the CHP or the sheriffs I need closure and I need to know that this person is not out there driving like this… this is the worst pain I have ever known,” said his father.

CHP confirms they’re investigating and encourages the public to call 916-798-0975 with tips about the hit and run that killed Shawn Jordan.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.