1 Injured in Duarte Pedestrian Accident on Las Lomas Road and Huntington Drive
DUARTE, CA (June 27, 2021) – Saturday night, a male pedestrian suffered injuries in a crash on Las Lomas Road and Huntington Drive.
The incident happened at 7:45 p.m. on Las Lomas Road and Huntington Drive, said Sgt. J. Marquez of the Temple Sheriff’s Station.
According to reports, the driver remained at the scene. Also, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
Meanwhile, Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Michael Pittman said that two ambulances responded. One ambulance transported the pedestrian to a trauma center. The other ambulance transported another patient to a hospital.
An Irwindale police sergeant revealed that an officer helping with traffic was hit by a vehicle. As a result, the sergeant sustained a minor injury.
At this time, the events that have led up to the crash remain unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be informed.
What’s Next after a Duarte Pedestrian Crash
According to NHTSA, pedestrian accidents continue to rise in the United States. More pedestrians died in 2018 than in any year since 1990.
To avoid any involvement in such accidents, be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
It is also crucial that everyone remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a collision. Moreover, the most valuable step you can take in response to a crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are motivated by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers, a practicing attorney.
If you or a family member suffered similarly in a pedestrian accident, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. With us, you can be assured your case will be taken care of. Our 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 cases including pedestrian accidents. Above all, we believe you deserve the best legal representation and proper compensation for your pain and suffering. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.