Man, 40, Fatally Hit by Car in Pico Rivera
PICO RIVERA (August 8, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed a day after being struck by a vehicle at Rosemead and Washington boulevards, according to Whittier Daily News.
On August 7, a pedestrian accident took place at the intersection about 7:10 a.m. Officials said the man tried to cross Washington Boulevard about 100 feet west of the intersection when he was hit by an eastbound vehicle.
Pico Rivera Fatal Pedestrian Accident
The incident sent the pedestrian to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood where he was listed in critical condition. In an update, the man reportedly succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased in the hospital at 1:41 a.m. on August 8.
The name of the fatality was not disclosed yet but officials described him as a 48-year-old Asian man from Whittier.
Meanwhile, it was not clear whether the motorist who struck the man stopped after the collision.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
Based on this news report, it remained unclear if the involved driver will be held liable for hitting the man. There are still several unclear factors at this time—was the driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs during the accident? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? What was the pedestrian doing at the intersection when the collision happened? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred in this tragic accident.
If your loved one has been involved in a deadly accident, your family may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect if found at fault. The family may seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income, and loss of love and companionship. Give us a call today at 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death lawyers for a free consultation.
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