Fatal Collision on Newland Street
Huntington Beach, CA (April 15, 2022) – On Thursday, a 70-year-old man sustained fatal injuries in a Yorktown Avenue hit-and-run crash.
The fatal collision happened at about 4:58 p.m. on the corner of Newland Street.
Reports say the driver of an eastbound grey vehicle on the left lane struck the victim and drove away, leaving the victim in the street.
Right away, the paramedics rushed the victim to a local hospital where he later died.
“The grey vehicle struck the male crossing northbound on Yorktown Avenue outside of an intersection or marked crosswalk,” says an officer.
The authorities are searching for the sedan involved in this collision.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the person who died in the Yorktown Avenue hit-and-run crash. May you find peace and strength in this time of grief.
Hiring an Attorney Will Help
Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased;
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
Reach out to our wrongful death lawyers if a loved one died in an incident similar to the Yorktown Avenue hit-and-run crash. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.