2 Injured in Downey Pedestrian Accident on Firestone Boulevard near Acapulco Restaurant
DOWNEY, CA (September 6, 2023) – Sunday night, an alarming pedestrian crash on Firestone Boulevard near Acapulco Restaurant injured two people.
The incident happened at the 9000 block of Firestone Boulevard near Acapulco Restaurant.
According to the Downey Police Department, a vehicle struck two pedestrians for still unknown reasons.
As a result, paramedics transported the two victims, a man and a woman, to local hospitals with unknown injuries.
Moreover, the vehicle driver passed a field sobriety test but was taken into custody for further questioning.
At this time, the cause of the crash remained unclear. When additional information becomes available, the public will be notified.
Due to limited information, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
What’s Next after Alarming Pedestrian Crash on Firestone Boulevard near Acapulco Restaurant
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
To avoid any involvement in incidents similar to the Downey pedestrian accident, be a proactive driver. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
It is also crucial that everyone remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a pedestrian collision. Moreover, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are motivated by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, a practicing attorney.