January 28, 2023

Laguna Beach, CA – Pedestrian Killed on Crash on South Coast Hwy.

Laguna Beach, CA - Pedestrian Killed on Crash on South Coast Hwy.

Laguna Beach, CA (January 28, 2023) – A deadly pedestrian crash was reported in Laguna Beach early Saturday morning. The accident happened around 2:50 a.m. in the 700 block of South Coast Highway.

According to a report from the Laguna Beach Police Department, an unidentified male pedestrian was found lying in the roadway by authorities. The man had been hit by a vehicle and suffered critical injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle that struck the man remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the accident.

Neither drugs nor alcohol played a role in the crash. The road was closed for several hours while an investigation was conducted. Drivers were told to avoid the area.

There is no further information available.

We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family in the aftermath of this deadly pedestrian accident in Laguna Beach.

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Laguna Beach

A pedestrian accident can lead to serious and catastrophic consequences for victims and family members. California is one of the most dangerous states in the country for pedestrians. The number of serious and fatal pedestrian crashes in our state has been on the rise in recent years and the trend shows no major signs of changing. Many pedestrian accidents take place at night or in the early morning hours when visibility is reduced. Some crashes occur on busy roadways while others take place on calmer streets.

If you have been affected by a California pedestrian crash, it is important to understand your legal rights. If you have lost a loved one in the crash. you could have right on behalf of your family member. Under California law, a deceased victim’s next-of-kin can seek to file a wrongful death lawsuit against a driver whose negligence resulted in death. These claims are very complex, however, and should only be handled by an attorney with skill in this area.

Here at Madison Law Group, our Laguna Beach pedestrian accident attorneys take pride in helping people who have been affected by serious and sudden tragic accidents. We focus our practice on injury cases so that we can help our clients during some of the most difficult times of their lives. While we cannot change the fact that the accident occurred, we can help you obtain compensation so that your future can look a little bit brighter. When you hire us, you can rest assured that you are getting a skilled and dedicated team who is willing to work diligently to help you.

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 Laguna Beach pedestrian accident attorney, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

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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.