Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Freeway (10/12/2017)
POMONA, California (Oct. 13, 2017) — A man was killed Thursday night when he was struck by a motorist on the westbound 60 Pomona Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The fatal crash was reported to CHP officers about 11:15 p.m. last night.
The pedestrian was walking on the freeway near the 71 Chino Valley Freeway. Police do not know why the victim was walking on the freeway and the report did not state whether he was on the shoulder or in traffic lanes. The No. 4 lane was closed down for an investigation into what led to the crash and liability.
Our sincere condolences go out to the family of this man as they cope with news of this tragedy.
Wrongful Death Investigation
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding this fatal pedestrian accident. There are many unanswered questions such as why was the pedestrian on the freeway? Was he in traffic lanes or on the shoulder? Was the driver attentive? Was speed a factor? What about alcohol or drugs? Was there a dangerous condition in the roadway or a mechanical failure such as defective brakes? If you have lost a loved one due to a negligent driver, it’s important that steps are taken to protect your legal rights. For more information, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801 to request a free consultation.
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