DUBLIN, Calif. (KRON) — Ten-year-previous Miles struggles to talk about his father.
The very last time he noticed his dad was on Mother’s Working day, when Miles and his father, Gregory Turnage, built breakfast-in-bed for Miles’ mom.
Just after celebrating Mother’s Working day, Turnage went for his every day walk by way of their neighborhood on Park Boulevard in Oakland. As Turnage was going for walks, a white Lexus veered onto a sidewalk, hanging Turnage.
In accordance to law enforcement and prosecutors, the driver of the Lexus was a Bay Place prosperity supervisor, Timothy Hamano. He remains out of jail on $100,000 bail.
Alameda County Superior Court Choose Jacob Blea had scathing text for Hamano in court Wednesday, calling him a “substantial danger to the group.”
Witnesses told police that Hamano received out of his Lexus, observed Turnage gravely hurt, and fled the scene on foot. Law enforcement mentioned Hamano even remaining his individual spouse at the rear of, who was wounded in the Lexus’ passenger front seat.
News reporters waited for Hamano to arrive at the East Bay Hall Of Justice courthouse in Dublin Wednesday for his arraignment. But he under no circumstances confirmed up, and as an alternative appeared via the court’s Zoom video clip feed.
Turnage’s mom instructed reporter about the discomfort of getting rid of her son on Mother’s Day. She explained a monetarily prosperous, extremely schooling man or woman like Hamano understands fleeing the scene of a crash is incorrect.
The judge on Wednesday agreed with the victim’s mom, saying the Mother’s Day crash wasn’t simply just an “accident.”
“I have to disagree that this is a ‘tragic accident.’ This accident was a outcome of what could only be a disregard for human everyday living. This is an individual who went on to the control, to the sidewalk, and strike somebody. I think the defendant, even with the conditions I’m likely to location, offers a considerable hazard to the community,” Judge Blea explained.
Hamano is billed with felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.
Hamano did not enter a plea, and is scheduled to be arraigned yet again on August 4. Hamano’s protection lawyer instructed the choose that his client’s bail should not be elevated since he is not a flight danger.
“He’s 64, he’s hardly ever been in hassle,” Hamano’s defense attorney explained.
The decide pointed out that Hamano presently has a recent file of fleeing, when he fled from the Oakland crash scene.
The victim’s loved ones customers spoke to reporters outside the house the courthouse and introduced their authorized crew, Callaway & Wolf, filed a wrongful dying lawsuit on behalf of Miles.
The lawsuit states that Hamano was also celebrating Mother’s Working day primary up to the lethal crash. “On May possibly 9, 2021, Mr. Hamano … eaten alcoholic drinks … like many beers at a San Francisco golfing system, prior to consuming Bloody Mary’s and wine at a San Francisco cafe,” the lawsuit states.
“Gregory was standing on the sidewalk in his own community when he was run in excess of and killed,” lawyer Boone Callaway stated. “It stunned the group.”
The judge amplified the severity of Humano’s bail ailments to home confinement, and banned him from driving or consuming liquor.
Miles’ mother, Angie Brey, informed reporters Wednesday, “Greg’s absence has remaining a devastating holes in our lives. Our son Miles can not deliver himself to speak about his father because it is much too unpleasant.”
“He has robbed my 10-year-outdated son of his father and me of my partner,” Brey reported.
Brey stated the hole established by her partner’s demise will never be crammed, but she hopes the Lexus driver receives the optimum punishment by means of the judicial technique.
If convicted, Hamano faces up to 10 decades in prison.