Boy, 12, Killed in Pomona Accident on East Foothill Boulevard Monday
POMONA (September 3, 2018) – A fatal pedestrian accident took place along East Foothill Boulevard on Monday night, according to Pomona Police Department.
The collision was reported at about 8 p.m. in the 300 block of East Foothill Boulevard.
A statement released online by the Pomona Police Department said a 12-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle for an unknown reason on Foothill Boulevard.
Los Angeles County Fire Department along with the paramedics responded to the crash site and found the juvenile down in traffic lanes after being hit.
Child Hit by Car in Pomona, September 3
The victim was immediately taken to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the car involved stopped and stayed at the scene following the incident. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
Anyone with information on the crash is urged to contact the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the child during such a difficult time.
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A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the young pedestrian victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the deadly incident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not the driver was under the influence at the time of the collision, whether or not the motorist was distracted, operating the car 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 the boy 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, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in 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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