Kevin Torres-Valencia Arrested in Hit-and-Run Crash on Pacific Coast Highway [Torrance, CA]

Kevin Torres-Valencia Arrested in Hit-and-Run Crash on Pacific Coast Highway [Torrance, CA]
Kevin Torres-Valencia Arrested in Hit-and-Run Crash on Pacific Coast Highway [Torrance, CA]

1 Person Killed in Torrance Pedestrian Accident on Pacific Coast Highway near Calle Mayor

 
TORRANCE, CA (May 12, 2022) – Monday, authorities arrested Kevin Torres-Valencia after a hit-and-run crash on Pacific Coast Highway.
 
The incident happened when a woman crossed Pacific Coast Highway near Calle Mayor at about 1:45 a.m.
 
Then, Torres-Valencia struck and killed her. At this time, the identity of the deceased remains undisclosed due to pending family notification.
 
Meanwhile, the crash scattered clothing and debris in the middle of the road. Also, officers noted that the victim failed to use a crosswalk.,
 
After obtaining security camera footage, investigators managed to track the suspect to a home in Wilmington.
 
“A relative contacted us about the suspect. So officers responded to that location which was down in Wilmington and contacted the suspect there. And then through their follow-up investigation, they did make an arrest,” Torrance police Sgt. Mark Ponegalek revealed.
 
Ponegalek said their preliminary investigation determined that Kevin Torres-Valencia was not impaired. Eventually, they arrested him on suspicion of felony hit-and-run.


Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.


What’s Next after a Torrance Pedestrian Crash

 
According to NHTSA, pedestrian and bicyclist accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians and cyclists died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
 
If you lost a family member in a pedestrian accident, contact the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. With us, you can be assured your family will be taken care of in the severe aftermath of a deadly accident. Our consistent 40 years of experience in the legal field is proof that we know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and experienced professional legal team deal with a variety of cases, including pedestrian accidents. Above all, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.
 

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