Laguna Beach, CA – Pedestrian Fatally Injured in South Coast Highway Crash
Laguna Beach, CA (January 29, 2023) – A pedestrian has died as a result of an accident that had taken place on Saturday morning in Laguna Beach. On January 28, the Laguna Beach Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on South Coast Highway.
At approximately 2:50 a.m., an adult male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the 700 block of South Coast Highway.
The man was severely hurt as a result of the crash. Authorities responded to the scene to provide medical care to the victim. However, the process year and was declared deceased by responding officers at the scene.
Authorities closed off South Coast Highway between Scalia Street and Legion Street as they worked to investigate. The investigations into the cracks are currently ongoing.
Our warmest sympathies are with the family of the victim who died as a result of this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in California
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable victims in car crashes. Every year, thousands of pedestrian deaths are reported around the United States. Hundreds of these accidents take place right here in California.
Quite often, innocent pedestrians lose their lives as a result of fatal car crashes caused by negligent motorists. Leading factors in fatal car crashes that we see across their state include speeding drivers, impairment, and distractions. When drivers do not have their full and undivided attention on the road ahead, or they engage in other reckless actions, they place the lives of innocent people at risk. Unfortunately, innocent pedestrians are often forced to pay the price for careless drivers’ actions.
If your loved one lost their life due to a fatal pedestrian crash, a wrongful death attorney in Laguna Beach can help your family secure monetary compensation for the damages that you face moving forward. An attorney will be able to help you seek the maximum amount of compensation for lost wages, funeral costs, and more.
Our Laguna Beach wrongful death lawyers at The Law Offices of John C. Ye have the experience you need to fight for justice on behalf of your deceased loved ones. Our team will fight to ensure your family is able to secure the maximum amount of compensation possible to cover the losses and damages that you face moving forward. Our team will take control of all of the legal work so you can focus on your family and move ahead.
If your loved one has died due to a fatal pedestrian crash, contact our Southern California law firm today at 866-771-9467 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and get started.
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