LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (March 4, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on 7th Street and Olive Avenue on Saturday afternoon, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:50 pm at the intersection of Olive Avenue and 7th Street. An elderly man was walking across the street from the southwest corner of 7th Street, when he was struck by an eastbound Nissan Altima.
The pedestrian was rushed to Long Beach Hospital, where he tragically succumbed to his injuries and died. The driver of the Altima remained at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from 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 Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Diego, 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.