Huntington Beach Man John Crouch Killed in Pacific Coast Highway Bicycle Crash
Huntington Beach, CA (May 28, 2021) – On Thursday, 68-year-old Huntington Beach bicyclist, John Crouch, lost his life in a DUI crash on Pacific Coast Highway.
The fatal accident happened at about 1:35 p.m. at the intersection of 1st Street.
Crouch was riding his bicycle when he was struck by an eastbound silver Toyota Yaris.
Officers said the driver failed to yield to a traffic signal while crossing Pacific Coast Highway.
Officers arrived at the accident scene and found Crouch unresponsive. They took him to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, the involved driver, a 23-year-old man from Bloomington, stayed at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
Officers arrested the driver on suspicion of DUI.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sympathies to the loved ones of John Crouch. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
What Should the Loved Ones Do?
Moreover, it is clear now more than ever that a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in a fatality.
Thus, it is indeed crucial that the loved ones of John Crouch become aware that they may file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death claim is a claim brought against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence or as a result of some intentional action. Additionally, it holds the party responsible for your loved one’s passing accountable.
Depending on the type of situation, settlements can be anywhere from several hundred thousand dollars to tens of millions of dollars.
That is why having legal representation can help you attain compensation on medical bills, loss of earnings, future medicals, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and more.
So, call Sweet Lawyers now at (800) 674 7852.
Our lawyers will exhaust every avenue to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.