LA HABRA, CALIFORNIA (December 8, 2016) – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car in the 1000 block of West Imperial Highway on Thursday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:30 pm on West Imperial Highway near South Idaho Street. A pedestrian was struck by an unidentified vehicle in the roadway.
Responding emergency medical personnel found the pedestrian with fatal injuries and pronounced the man dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle and a passenger both remained at the scene and did not suffer injuries. The investigation is ongoing.
“According to experts drivers are responsible the majority of the time for pedestrian accidents. These collisions occur when drivers are careless and fail to yield in a crosswalk or when they turn right on a red light without looking out for a pedestrian,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a California personal injury 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 La Habra, Fullerton, Yorba Linda, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at 877-557-4239. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.