1 Dead in Montebello Pedestrian Crash on 60 Freeway near Markland Avenue
MONTEBELLO, CA (April 29, 2021) – Wednesday morning, a hit-and-run crash on 60 Freeway near Markland Avenue killed a woman.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 2:00 a.m. on 60 Freeway near Markland Avenue.
Reports revealed that the 18-year-old woman got out of a car. As she walked on the freeway and possibly walked across the lanes, a vehicle hit her.
Furthermore, CHP said that another vehicle struck the woman. Then, the vehicle fled the scene before they arrived.
Also, authorities believe that three young people were with the victim. Moreover, they reportedly fled the scene after the incident.
Furthermore, officers said that there is no description of the hit-and-run vehicle.
Meanwhile, the crash closed most of the westbound lanes of the freeway for a few hours.
All lanes have long since reopened.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with Loss after a Fatal Accident
While assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll that death has brought on will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.