Hector Chong Soto Killed in Anaheim Pedestrian Accident on Beach Boulevard and West Stonybrook Drive
ANAHEIM, CA (October 18, 2020) – Early Saturday morning, 21-year-old Hector Chong Soto died in a pedestrian crash on Beach Boulevard and West Stonybrook Drive.
According to Anaheim Police Sgt. Shane Carringer, they received the report at around 1:55 a.m. The hit-and-run accident happened on Beach Boulevard and West Stonybrook Drive.
Apparently, a vehicle struck Hector Chong Soto. Afterward, the driver left the scene, but later returned.
Unfortunately, responders pronounced the young Anaheim pedestrian dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, Carringer believes that drugs and alcohol didn’t play a role in the crash.
The fatal accident is under active investigation.
The Anaheim police claim the crash does not appear to be a DUI or drug-related.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in California
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Moreover, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners, but even freeways as well.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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