IRVINE, CALIFORNIA (February 16, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed in a tragic accident on Thursday morning on the 405 Freeway near Laguna Canyon Road, according to a local news source. (map)
A female pedestrian wearing dark clothing was seen wandering northbound in the southbound lanes of the 405 Freeway, when she was struck by a box truck around 6:11 am.
The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel. It is not clear at this time whether the driver that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene, but the investigation is ongoing to determine 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, Newport Beach, Los Angeles, 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.