San Ramon lawyer busted in Dublin hit-and-run death Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on May 21, 2012 at 8:33 am
A San Ramon man has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist on May 15 in Dublin. A news release from the Dublin Police Department said attorney Spencer Freeman Smith, who lives in San Ramon but practices law in San Francisco, was arrested Thursday night.
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Posted by Pedal Power, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on May 21, 2012 at 3:56 pm
Commiserations to Mr. Hu's family.
Mr. Smith is obviously innocent until proven guilty but, if he were my attorney on a current case, I'd for sure be considering fall-back options in the event of his conviction.
Given the incident time of 11:30 pm there are pretty good odds that the driver had been drinking. Which may explain (but obviously not excuse) his reluctance to stop. Be interesting to know if his credit card receipts showed any alcoholic beverage purchases over the course of the evening...