January 03, 2023

Huntington Beach, CA – UPDATE: John Diaz Identified in Saturday Pedestrian Crash


Huntington Beach, CA - UPDATE: John Diaz Identified in Saturday Pedestrian Crash

Huntington Beach, CA (January 3, 2023) – A pedestrian in Huntington Beach was killed in a crash that took place on Friday night, December 30th. Police have now released the man’s identity.

According to a report from the Huntington Beach Police Department, 49-year-old John Diaz of Huntington Beach was killed in the accident. Police say that Diaz was trying to cross the road at the intersection of Slater Avenue and Keelson Lane when he was struck by a Chevrolet Silverado that was traveling eastbound. The driver of the Silverado was identified only as a 22-year-old man. He remained at the scene following the accident.

Diaz died at the scene. There were no other vehicles or individuals involved in the crash. An investigation is ongoing at this time.

We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of John Diaz in the aftermath of this fatal pedestrian accident in Huntington Beach.

Fatal Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident

Sadly, pedestrian accident fatalities in Los Angeles have increased in recent years. Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable accident victims because they have no protection from the impact of a crash. A pedestrian accident can occur in an instant and can drastically change the lives of those involved. Many pedestrian accidents occur at intersections and crosswalks when pedestrians are trying to cross the street. Each crash must be carefully investigated by authorities, however, many major pedestrian accidents take place due to driver inattention or carelessness. This can result in innocent victims being injured or killed as a result.

California law provides a remedy for injured victims and family members. This can include the right to file a wrongful death suit against a negligent motorist. These cases are complicated and should only be handled by a lawyer with experience in the area. In some cases, an accident victim or family member may try to handle the case on their own. Unfortunately, this often results in an inadequate outcome. It also places stress on the family as they try to navigate the complex world of a legal claim.

Here at Madison Law Group, our attorneys can help during this difficult time. If you have been affected by an injury accident in Huntington Beach, our team will have your back every step of the way. Our Huntington Beach pedestrian accident lawyers are compassionate and caring. We know what it takes to get the job done. Before you talk to the insurance company, please reach out to us to see if we can help in any way.

Our team is standing by to speak with you at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will explain your legal rights and advise you on the best path moving forward. If we decide to take your case, there is no obligation to you until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident attorney, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts surrounding this particular accident. If you locate any inaccurate information, please contact Madison Law Group right away so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like to have the post removed from the site, we will do so upon request. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. This post is intended to be informational. None of the information in this post is intended for medical or legal advice. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, please seek medical attention from a qualified doctor right away. The photograph used in this post is not from this accident scene