Man in His 60s Killed in Accident on East Palmdale Boulevard Wednesday
PALMDALE (September 12, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after a traffic accident along East Palmdale Boulevard on Wednesday, according to The Antelope Valley Times.
The collision took place at around 11:24 a.m. near 12th Street East.
As per the article, Palmdale Sheriff’s Station said a Lake Hughes man in his 60s was standing near the driver’s side of his parked 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser on Palmdale Boulevard when he was struck by a silver 2014 Audi.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Palmdale, September 12
The Audi driven by a man in his 20s was going westbound on Palmdale Boulevard in the No. 2 lane when he hit the victim mid-block, between 12th and 15th Street East. The motorist also crashed into the Chrysler.
Deputies and Los Angeles County Fire Department affirmed that the pedestrian suffered major head and body trauma and died at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Audi was reportedly brought to a hospital to have his blood drawn. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the deceased man during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of both the Audi and the pedestrian victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the deadly accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not the motorist was distracted, operating the car recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
The surviving family of the deceased man may have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit pending the result of the investigation. The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death lawyer for a free consultation.
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