Santa Ana, CA (June 22, 2022) – Around 11:30 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, June 21, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash in Santa Ana.
According to Santa Ana officials, the accident happened at the intersection of South Bristol Street and West Central Avenue. A pedestrian was allegedly walking in the area when they were struck by a southbound vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. It is believed that a second vehicle also struck the pedestrian. One of the drivers stopped and remained at the scene, while the other is being sought by law enforcement officials for fleeing the scene.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who was only identified as an adult male, was severely injured. The party was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to law enforcement officials.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked for several hours. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of the victim whose life has been taken in this accident.
Pedestrian accidents have been increasing on our roads throughout the state of California in recent years. Unfortunately, this means that more people will be seriously injured or even killed in these accidents every year. In 2021 alone, it was reported that approximately 470 pedestrians were killed in California alone, and these accidents are increasing every single year. It is normal to feel stressed and anxious if you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. Speaking with an attorney can help you during these difficult times.
The death of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways, leaving you to feel alone and confused. It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been taken from you prematurely in a fatal accident. However, it can help you get back on your feet on a financial level as you are grieving the loss of your loved one. Having the help of an attorney on your side can help you move forward during this difficult time in your life, especially knowing that wrongful death claims are incredibly complex. It is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Santa Ana pedestrian accident attorney in your time of need.
At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, our attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost someone close to you in an accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal pedestrian accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. These include some of the following:
We will stand by your side when you need us the most. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Santa Ana 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.
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