Long Beach, CA – Pedestrian Carlos Ceron Killed in Crash on PCH
Long Beach, CA (November 16, 2023) – A major crash reported on the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) claimed the life of 50-year-old Carlos Ceron. At around 5:50 p.m. on November 13, the Long Beach Police Department and emergency officials were called to the scene of a vehicle collision.
Preliminary reports provided by the Long Beach Police Department indicate that two vehicles collided on the highway near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard during the evening hours. The force of the collision caused one of the involved vehicles to go off the roadway and strike a bus bench. The bench was completely ripped from the ground.
A pedestrian was near the bench at the time of the accident. The victim, identified as Ceron, incurred fatal injuries in the crash. He was pronounced deceased while at the scene by responding paramedics. The Long Beach Police Department is currently investigating.
We offer our condolences to the family of Carlos Ceron at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
The unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly devastating to deal with. Regrettably, pedestrian crashes in California take the lives of more than 1000 people every year. These accidents are often a result of driver negligence. When drivers are speeding, distracted, or otherwise reckless, they can cause significant crashes that have a devastating impact on pedestrians.
The fact that pedestrians have very little to no protection during accidents leaves them completely vulnerable. Unfortunately, it is common for pedestrians to sustain fatal injuries and accidents, particularly those involving speeding vehicles. Although it is common for these accidents to occur, it is impossible to deal with the overwhelming impact that a fatal collision can have on your family.
The sudden and unexpected loss can result in severe financial consequences. It can leave your family struggling to pay medical costs, funeral costs, and more. To help ease some of the financial burdens and the emotional trauma that you have been forced to endure, it is crucial that you seek guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in Long Beach right away. Your attorney will be able to help guide you through the legal process of pursuing a claim for compensation against the person responsible.
A wrongful death claim is designed to provide families with the relief that they need to cover financial burdens and non-economic damages that they face moving forward. Taking timely legal action will ensure you have the best chance of protecting your rights and maximizing your recovery.
At The Law Offices of John C. Ye, we truly understand the trauma that a fatal pedestrian accident can cause. For this reason, our dedicated legal advocates are fully committed to helping bereaved families protect their rights during this difficult time. After enduring the loss of a loved one, you can turn to our legal advocates for guidance. We will not only fight to ensure your legal rights are protected, but we will advocate on your behalf to ensure your best interests are reflected at every step.
To get started with a free consultation, contact our California personal injury law firm by calling 866-771-9467.
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