“Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Accident”
ORANGE, CALIFORNIA (June 23, 2017) – 81-year-old Jiuan Aylward was involved in a fatal crash on North Canal Street and East Vista Del Playa Avenue,early Friday morning, according to the Orange Police Department. (map)
The incident occurred at approximately 4:58 a.m. Aylward was crossing the street at North Canal Street and East Vista Del Playa Avenue when she was hit by a truck, according to Orange Police Department Sgt. Rob Thorsen.
Aylward was transported to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. There is no controlled crosswalk at that section of the street. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene an cooperated with officials. Officials concluded that drug and alcohol were not factors in the collision. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the deadly crash.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this woman’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them, as well as the young people who were injured, as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.