GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA (January 21, 2017) – A fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Saturday evening, just before 6 p.m., on Haster Street and Lampson Avenue. (map)
The collision occurred when the pedestrian, identified as 50-year-old Santiago Sanchez-Mendez, was crossing the street in the crosswalk. A vehicle attempting to make a right turn from Lampson Avenue onto Haster Street stuck Sanchez-Mendez.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene and Sanchez-Mendez was transported to UCI Medical Center in Orange. Sadly, he was pronounced dead later that night.
Police are still investigating the accident to determine the cause.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating collision,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Sacramento, Newport Beach, San Diego and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.