Fullerton, CA (June 27, 2022) – Around 1:30 a.m. on the morning of Monday, June 27, a pedestrian accident led to a fatality in Fullerton.
According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Southgate Avenue. A 36-year-old male pedestrian was walking in the area and pushing a cart filled with a variety of belongings. He started to walk through the intersection when he was suddenly struck by a white Dodge Charger that was traveling south in the area. After being struck, he was also struck by a black Jeep Wrangler and a white Honda Civic. All three of the vehicles continued driving onward without stopping.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was severely injured in the collision. He was rushed to a local hospital for his injuries and was pronounced dead while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian whose life was lost prematurely in this accident.
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the severe accidents on our roads in the state of California. California actually sees more pedestrian accidents than many other states throughout the U.S. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 470 people were killed in pedestrian accidents, which is more than in recent years. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal accident. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Losing somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. It is imperative that you speak with a Fullerton pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible after you have lost someone close to you. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a pedestrian accident on your own. It is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Fullerton wrongful death attorney soon after your accident.
At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, our attorneys are here for you after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels after an accident that has taken the loss of a loved one. Our attorneys will help you gain the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Fullerton at (888) 539-3154 to find out how we can assist you.
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