Mason Ruiz Dead in Long Beach Accident near Atlantic Avenue
LONG BEACH, CA (August 16, 2020) – Saturday night, a 2-year-old boy named Mason Ruiz died in a pedestrian crash near Atlantic Avenue.
According to Long Beach police Lt. Megan Zabel, the crash occurred at around 8:00 p.m. She added that the crash happened near Atlantic Avenue and Artesia Boulevard.
“It appears it was a tragic accident at this point,” Zabel said.
At this time, the authorities are still investigating to determine the circumstances that have led up to the vehicle hitting the boy.
Meanwhile, the vehicle driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family of Mason Ruiz. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Deadly 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 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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