49-Year-Old Juan Martinez-Hernandez Fatally Struck By Pickup Truck in Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa, CA (June 24, 2020) – On June 23, Juan Martinez-Hernandez died after being hit by a vehicle in a Home Depot parking lot.
Moreover, the available press release states that a pickup truck hit Mr. Martinez-Hernandez at around 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday.
Authorities confirmed that the Home Depot where the incident occurred was in the 2300 block of Harbor Boulevard.
Immediately, first responders arrived and transported the pedestrian to the Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana.
Another pedestrian also sustained injuries in this crash; however, their current condition is unknown.
However, Juan Martinez-Hernandez died shortly after.
There are no further details on this incident at this time.
An investigation spearheaded by the Costa Mesa Police into this accident is on-going.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Juan Martinez-Hernandez. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Tragic 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.
Common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners, but parking lots 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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