Santa Ana, CA – Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle on N Main St
Santa Ana, CA (April 27, 2023) – A man has died as a result of a pedestrian accident that took place in the Santa Ana area on Monday morning, April 24.
At approximately 5:35 a.m., emergency officials were called to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on North Main Street.
Reports from officials indicate that a male pedestrian was struck by a white Kia Optima sedan in the 2700 block of North Main Street during the early morning hours. The man was thrown to the ground as a result of the accident. He suffered severe injuries due to the crash.
Emergency medical services rushed to the scene of the accident to provide care for the victim. However, he passed away from his injuries at the scene.
The driver of the Kia fled the area without stopping. The Santa Anna Police Department is currently trying to locate the driver. Investigations into the crash are underway.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
Losing a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, fatal accidents take the lives of thousands of people in California. Many victims are not even inside vehicles at all at the time of their accident. Pedestrians tend to be more vulnerable during accidents, which increases the risk of them suffering fatal injuries.
The unfortunate truth is that most of the pedestrian accidents that take place in our state are preventable. We see countless people lose their lives due to the negligent or reckless actions of others. Leading factors in fatal accidents across our state include:
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield
- Ignoring pedestrian crossings
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
- Poor visibility
After losing a loved one, families have the option to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Santa Ana wrongful death lawyer can help your family secure the maximum compensation possible for the losses and damages you face. Some of the damages that your family may be entitled to include:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship and support
- Punitive damages, in some cases
It is crucial that you seek legal representation as soon as possible to ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice in holding the negligent driver accountable.
At The Law Offices of John C. Ye, we are here to help after the unthinkable has happened and a loved one was wrongfully killed in an accident. Regardless of what caused the fatal incident, justice must be served. By enlisting our firm’s experienced legal representation, you can rest assured that your case is in capable hands.
We will ensure that you receive fair support and compensation for your loss. Reach out to us right away at 866-771-9467 for assistance with filing a wrongful death lawsuit against those responsible for taking away your beloved family member from you too soon.
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Disclaimer: This post is intended to be informational and is not a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, please get medical attention right away. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual scene of this accident.
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