Orange County Pedestrian Man Fatally Injured By Van in Orange County After Treatment at UCI
ORANGE COUNTY, CA (JUNE 29, 2016) – Pedestrian Man Fatally Injured By Van in Orange County – A pedestrian was killed by a motorist Tuesday night just after 9:30 p.m. after being struck by a minivan while walking through an intersection on Beach Blvd. The pedestrian vs. car accident caused the victim, a 53 year old male, to be rushed to the hospital at UC Irvine Medical Center. The car accident victim succumbed to his fatal injuries and died at the hospital.
The driver at fault was not arrested. According to Orange County traffic investigators at the Huntington Beach Police Department, the driver of the car that caused the accident, an older man driving a older Dodge van, was not driving under the influence or impaired, and he was cooperative when questioned by police at the scene of the accident. The traffic collision resulted in the intersection being shut down at Newman Avenue.
Huntington Beach Police Sergeant Shepherd advised that they will not disclose the name of the pedestrian vs. automobile collision because they must notify the victims family first.
When first responders arrived at the intersection where the crash occurred, they found the pedestrian lying injured on the pavement. The shoe of the victim was laying nearby, as is often the case in a violent collision involving a pedestrian. The man had been walking across Beach Blvd westbound when he was hit by a car.
Fatal traffic collision investigators are searching for anyone who was a witness to the accident, and they ask that if anyone saw the accident to call them at the station.
Vehicle on Pedestrian Injury Orange County Attorneys
The Napolin Law Firm fights for family members of people killed in by car accidents. Families of the person killed may have a claim for money damages in a wrongful death lawsuit against the automobile insurance carrier of the driver who killed their loved one. Money damages for loss of consortium can be recovered by hiring a lawyer. A pedestrian hit by a car often dies as a result of their fatal personal injuries from the accident. Many people who hire experienced attorneys have recovered financial damages for their loss. If you have lost someone in an accident, call (909) 325-6032 to speak with experienced trial lawyers.
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