Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Car on Beach Boulevard
STANTON (August 15, 2017) – A fatal pedestrian accident occurred in the area of Beach Boulevard and Chapman Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, according to The Orange County Register.
The collision took place around 2:47 p.m.
Stanton Fatal Pedestrian Accident
As per the article, Orange County Sheriff’s Department said officials responded to the scene and found that a pedestrian was struck by a car. The victim was then transported to a hospital where the patient later succumbed to their injuries.
The name of the deceased has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, deputies affirmed that the driver of the vehicle involved stopped and cooperated with the authorities. The investigation is ongoing.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of the deceased during such a difficult time.
There are several questions that need to be resolved to determine the cause of this tragic incident. Was the driver involved under the influence of drugs or alcohol? Did speeding or distracted driving play a role? Who had the right of way at the time? Was the motorist negligent or reckless at some point?
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family of the victim may pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. The claim will depend on the liability outcome and will then allow them to recover medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a fatal traffic accident, contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with our experienced Orange County wrongful death lawyer at 800-235-6801.
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