IRVINE, CA (February 16, 2017) – A woman was struck by a vehicle on the southbound 405 Freeway near Highway 133 on Thursday morning. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately 6:30 a.m. The woman was walking northbound on the southbound 405 lanes when she was struck. According to the police, a green Ford Expedition as well as a Volkswagon van were the two vehicles involved in this crash. Sadly, the woman succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene of the crash, according to police reports.
The manner of their involvement remains unclear and an investigation is ongoing to determine the cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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 Irvine, Westpark, 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.