Derrick Smith Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on San Gabriel Avenue [Long Beach, CA]


Derrick Smith Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on San Gabriel Avenue [Long Beach, CA]
Derrick Smith Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on San Gabriel Avenue [Long Beach, CA]Derrick Smith Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on San Gabriel Avenue [Long Beach, CA]

Quentin Darnell Black Dead in Long Beach Hit and Run, Police Arrest Quentin Black

 
LONG BEACH, CA (June 13, 2021) – Saturday afternoon, a guard named Derrick Smith died in a hit-and-run crash on San Gabriel Avenue and Cabrillo Apartment Complex.
 
According to police spokesman Richard Mejia, the incident happened at the 2000 block of San Gabriel Avenue. The crash occurred at around 3:10 p.m. at the Century Villages at Cabrillo apartment complex in West Long Beach.
 
Reports revealed that a southbound SUV struck a guard, Los Angeles man Derrick Smith, inside a security station.
 
Furthermore, responding paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
 
Meanwhile, authorities ask anyone with information about the hit-and-run driver to contact their local law enforcement agencies.
 
Later reports detailed that police located and arrested the suspect hit and run driver. Quentin Darnell Black, 31, of Moreno Valley was booked into the Long Beach County Jail.
 
Black’s bail is set at 100k, and he is being charged with vehicular manslaughter and felony hit and run.


We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victim. May you find peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time.


Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

 
As the loved ones of the victim grieve this Long Beach crash, Sweet Lawyers wants you to you do not have to face the aftermath alone.
 
Moreover, it is important to recognize that if you lose someone in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit.
 
Also, a wrongful death attorney gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
 
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Insurance companies only protect their interests, which is why we protect those of our clients, ” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
 
If a loved one has been involved in a wrongful death accident, do not hesitate to reach out for help. The process of dealing with your loss, while fighting for justice, is never easy. Ultimately, this is necessary to alleviate some of the financial burdens after a serious accident that causes irreversible damage. We wish to make this process as easy for you as possible. Thus, for more information, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.
 

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