Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA (October 28, 2022) On Thursday evening, a pedestrian accident on Channel Drive claimed the life of a man.
Reports say that the fatal pedestrian crash happened at around 6:25 p.m. at the intesection with Pacific Coast Highway.
Long Beach Police Department say that a 2021 Toyota Corolla struck a man running across the street near Bellflower Boulevard.
Paramedics rushed the patient to a hospital, the patient sustained serious injuries. Police say that the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries hours later and died at the hospital.
Moreover, police say that a 20-year-old Wilmington resident is driving the Toyota. Authorities say that the driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Additionally, officials say that speed, distracted driving, and impaired driving are not factors in the pedestrian accident.
Furthermore, officials urged witnesses to call police at 562-570-7355, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the family of the man who died in the Channel Drive pedestrian accident. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Moreover, following a deadly pedestrian crash on Pacific Coast Highway, it is important to make sure you are legally covered so you can grieve in peace.
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.
Furthermore, 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. Additionally, 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
So, to the bereaved of the person who died in the Channel Drive pedestrian accident, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.