Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Vehicle on Pacific Avenue
LONG BEACH (July 28, 2018) – On July 27, Friday, a pedestrian was allegedly intentionally hit by a vehicle on Pacific Avenue.
According to the Press Telegram, an unidentified person was walking near the 1400 block of Pacific Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle at about 9:40 p.m.
Deadly Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accident in Long Beach
First responders reportedly rushed the victim to a local hospital, where he was sadly pronounced deceased. At this time, the name of the fatality remained undisclosed pending notification of next of kin.
Primary reports indicated the driver involved fled the scene before police arrived. As per the article, homicide detectives are investigating the crash as an intentional act due to suspicious circumstances, but the motive is not yet known.
Further investigation on the case is underway.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Motorists are obliged to remain at the scene after being involved in a collision. A driver who flees the area without rendering assistance or leaving a contact information can be subjected to felony hit-and-run charges. Based on this news report, it is apparent that the motorist involved who continued driving after hitting the pedestrian will be held responsible for the tragic incident.
In this specific case, the family members of the deceased may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault person. Surviving family members of hit-and-run victims are entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship. We hope the alleged hit-and-run driver will be located soon.
If your loved one has been killed in hit-and-run collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, contact our experienced wrongful death lawyers today at 855-703-4186 and allow us to provide you with a free case consultation.
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