Francisco Hernandez, 21, Killed in Accident on Pacific Coast Highway
MALIBU (May 26, 2018) – A pedestrian killed after a traffic collision on Pacific Coast Highway Friday morning has been identified as Francisco Antonio Mundo Hernandez, according to The Daily News.
Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Hernandez was a 21-year-old North Hills resident.
As per the article, deputies and California Highway Patrol affirmed Hernandez was on the right shoulder when for an unknown reason he moved into the path of a 2009 Toyota Prius. The 62-year-old Calabasas woman driving the car ultimately struck him.
Malibu Pedestrian Accident on Highway 1, May 25
Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident was reported in the 18200 block of Pacific Coast Highway, also known as Highway 1, at about 5 a.m.
Coroner’s officials on Saturday, May 26 released the name of a who was struck by a car and killed on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.
Meanwhile, the motorist involved appeared to have stopped and cooperated with the authorities after hitting the young man. The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the family and friends of Mr. Francisco Hernandez during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of both the vehicle 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 vehicle 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 Mr. Francisco Hernandez 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, hospital bills, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will guide you every step of the way 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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