PLACENTIA, CALIFORNIA (January 16, 2017) – Ignacio Rivera has been identified as the man killed in a tragic accident on January 16th at the intersection of Alta Vista Street and Jasmine Circle, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:30 pm at the intersection of Jasmine Circle and Alta Vista Street. 79 year old Ignacio Rivera, a resident of Placentia, was crossing Alta Vista Street when he was struck by a vehicle.
Ignacio Rivera was rushed to UCI Medical Center, where he sadly succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on Saturday, January 21st. The driver that struck Ignacio remained at the scene and is cooperating with authorities in their investigation.
“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 Firm, a California pedestrian accident and 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 Los Angeles, Placentia, Garden Grove, 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.