GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA (January 21, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Haster Street and Lampson Avenue on Saturday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:00 pm at the intersection of Haster Street and Lampson Avenue. A pedestrian identified as 50 year old Santiago Sanchez-Mendez was crossing the intersection inside a marked crosswalk when a vehicle turning from Lampson onto Haster struck him.
Santiago Sanchez-Mendez was rushed to UCI Medical Center in Orange, where he tragically succumbed to his injuries a few hours later. The driver that struck him remained at the scene and is cooperating with authorities in their ongoing investigation.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys for Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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 Garden Grove, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, 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.