Laguna Niguel, CA (July 10, 2022) – Around 1:30 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, July 9, a hit-and-run pedestrian crash took place in Laguna Niguel.
According to California Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened on the Crown Valley Parkway around the area of Golden Lantern. A woman was walking in the area when she started to cross the street in the area. She was struck by a vehicle that was later identified by witnesses as a possible Subaru Forester. The driver fled the scene without stopping to check on the pedestrian.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has since been identified as a 24-year-old local woman, was severely injured and rushed to the hospital. She has since been listed in critical condition at the hospital.
Police did not say if the driver of the vehicle who fled the scene has been found as of yet. The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes in the area of the accident.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts go out to the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
More hit-and-run pedestrian accidents take place in California than in many other states throughout the U.S. Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads within the state. Many pedestrians are seriously injured or even lose their lives in accidents every year in California. In 2018 alone, in fact, over 890 pedestrians lost their lives in California accidents. If you or someone you know has been affected by a pedestrian accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. The injuries that stem from these accidents can be long-lasting or even permanent in nature, affecting your everyday life for years to come. Many people do not understand the financial impact that a pedestrian accident can have on their lives on top of everything else. Dealing with a pedestrian accident can be incredibly stressful, especially if you have never dealt with one of these accidents in the past. If you have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with a Laguna Niguel pedestrian accident attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here to help you get back on your feet after you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident. We understand how lost and confused you may be feeling after one of these serious accidents, especially if understanding California accident law is new to you. Our attorneys will help you obtain the compensation that you deserve for the following aspects:
We are here for you in your desperate time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Laguna Niguel at (888) 539-3154 to find out how we can help you.
Note: This post was created through the use of secondary sources such as state and local news sources, police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents that take place in Orange County. The facts surrounding this accident have not been independently verified, therefore, if any information is incorrect, please contact Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer so we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request.
Disclaimer: This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.