Pedestrian Dead in Long Beach Hit-and-Run Accident on Pacific Coast Highway
LONG BEACH, CA (October 20, 2020) – On Monday, a man died in a pedestrian crash on Pacific Coast Highway and Lewis Avenue.
According to authorities, officers responded to the area of PCH and Lewis Avenue at around 7:20 p.m. Upon arrival, responders found an injured pedestrian on the north sidewalk of PCH.
The Long Beach Police Department said that while walking eastbound along the south sidewalk of PCH, the man attempted to cross the road outside a crosswalk. However, a dark colored-sedan, possibly a Dodge Challenger struck him in the number three lane of westbound PCH.
How the victim got to the north sidewalk, where officers located him is still unknown to the authorities.
The incident is under active investigation.
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 Similar to Crash on Pacific Coast Highway
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 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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