62-year-old Sonia Martinez Killed in Stevenson Ranch Crash on Pico Canyon Road
STEVENSON RANCH, CA (May 24, 2020) – Thursday night, Sonia Martinez died in a pedestrian accident on Pico Canyon Road.
According to police reports, just after 6:30 p.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department received notice of a fatal crash.
The reports stated that a car hit a woman near Pico Canyon Road and The Old Road intersection in Stevenson Ranch.
In addition, when the first responders arrived, they found Ms. Martinez not breathing.
“One person was reportedly struck by a vehicle,” said Supervisor Pittman with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “When we arrived on the scene, that person was not breathing.”
The Fatal Aftermath of Stevenson Ranch Crash
Although they were able to restore the woman’s breathing, she she died shortly after at the hospital.
At this time, the authorities haven’t disclosed the circumstances of the fatal incident.
Moreover, a GoFundMe page was set up for the family of Sonia Martinez.
Our law firm would like to send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Sonia Martinez during this time.
How to Handle Fatal Pedestrian Accident Cases
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Moreover, pedestrians aged 65 and older accounted for 20% of all pedestrian deaths and an estimated 10% of all pedestrian injuries in 2017.
In the case of Sonia Martinez’s pedestrian crash, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries, even fatal injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Thus, the victim’s loved ones must know they can take power amidst this tragic situation.
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