Huntington Beach, CA (January 25, 2022) – A woman was killed in a pedestrian crash that took place at an intersection in Huntington Beach on Monday evening, January 24.
According to local officials, the accident happened around 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Yorktown Avenue. A female was attempting to cross the street in the area of Yorktown Avenue. She was suddenly struck by a Chevrolet Silverado that was traveling in the area. The 58-year-old driver of the Chevrolet remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was badly injured as a result of the collision. She was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
California sees some of the highest pedestrian accident rates than many other states in the U.S. over the years. Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on California roads and are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in these accidents. Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in these accidents every single year. In 2018 alone, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 893 pedestrians were killed in California accidents. It can be incredibly difficult to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, especially if you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents. Coming to terms with these losses is not always easy to do. Because of this, you should have the experienced help of an attorney on your side.
Pedestrian accidents happen in the blink of an eye. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible. Drivers are almost always at fault for pedestrian accidents. Some of the main causes of these collisions include the following reasons:
As you are grieving the loss of a loved one in an accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up. You should have the assistance of a Huntington Beach wrongful death attorney on your side during these challenging times.
Our knowledgeable accident attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you move forward after you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. We are extremely passionate about ensuring that your rights are being protected after a fatal crash. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Huntington Beach at (888) 539-3154 for more information on how we can assist you.
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