Anaheim, CA (January 26, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that happened on a major highway in Anaheim on Tuesday night, January 25.
According to officials, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of SR-91 around the area of the transition road close to 10:10 p.m. A female pedestrian was allegedly running across the street in the area when she was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. Several vehicles came to a stop at the scene, though it is not known if all of the vehicles hit the pedestrian. One of the vehicles, identified as a Nissan Quest, was extensively damaged and it appeared to have struck the victim.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Paramedics found the female pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, down in the road. She was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
All eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads in California. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed and thousands more are injured in these horrific accidents every single day. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 893 pedestrians lost their lives in fatal pedestrian accidents throughout California. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian crash. You and your family should always be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust after a fatal crash.
Pedestrian accidents frequently cause severe injuries due to the nature of these accidents. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with an Anaheim pedestrian accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. As you are grieving the sudden loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It is never easy to face these immense losses on your own. Because of this, you should speak with an Anaheim wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.
Our dedicated attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident in California. You and your family have likely suffered a lot of damages as a result of this fatal accident. Having an attorney on your side can help you move forward on emotional and financial levels. We offer our support as you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Anaheim at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can assist you.
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