Alona Prescott Dies Week After Pedestrian Accident on Anaheim Street
Long Beach, CA (August 20, 2020) – On Friday, 22-year-old Alona Prescott of Long Beach died a week after the pedestrian accident on Anaheim Street.
The tragic accident happened at about 5:40 p.m. on August 7 when she was struck by a driver in a Honda Civic west of Oregon Avenue.
The Long Beach Police Department said, “the preliminary investigation revealed that the driver was traveling westbound on Anaheim Street through the intersection of Oregon Avenue when the victim, walking southbound on Anaheim Street outside of the marked crosswalk, stepped in front of the vehicle,”
Also, they added, “the driver of the Honda Civic remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation.” “Neither alcohol, drugs, or distracted driving were a factor for the driver.”
Meanwhile, authorities have not yet disclosed the involved motorist’s name.
Please call police at 562-570-7355 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222- TIPS if you have further details about the incident.
Additionally, there is a GoFundMe link for Ms. Prescott. Please consider donating if you have the means.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the bereaved of Alona Prescott. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
What Can the Deceased’s Family Do?
In the case of Alona Prescott, it is crucial that the victim’s family become aware of their rights under the law. This means that they may have a right to file a lawsuit.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples include funeral expenses. Also, medical bills and what is called “loss of consortium.” Loss of consortium means the deprivation of future affection and companionship over an untimely death.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand. Obtaining an experienced attorney with therefore ensure a fighter in your corner. An attorney will make sure that your rights are respected, and that justice is brought forth. Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family space to heal while ensuring the victim is properly vindicated,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
To conclude, it is best to reach out to the attorneys of Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of expertise in the legal field. We will do everything it takes to win your legal case. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852. You may also send us an e-mail, or talk to our live chat for a free consultation with a professional in your area. Finally, we are open 24×7.