February 06, 2023
Laguna Beach, CA – Woman Killed while Crossing South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA (February 6, 2023) – A female pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Laguna Beach on Sunday evening, February 5th. The accident happened around 6:00 p.m. in the 30600 block of South Coast Highway.
The Laguna Beach Police Department was dispatched to the scene of the crash. According to a report, the female pedestrian was trying to cross the roadway when she was hit by a car. Paramedics arrived and rushed the woman to a nearby hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car remained at the scene and spoke with authorities about the accident. No one involved in the collision has been identified at this time. Motorists were told to avoid the area and to find an alternate route of travel if possible.
The accident is under investigation by the Laguna Beach Police Department. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further information is available at this time.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim’s family in the aftermath of this deadly pedestrian accident in Laguna Beach.
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Laguna Beach
Hundreds of pedestrians are killed or hurt when they are involved in crashes that take place in Orange County. According to statistics, 375 pedestrians lost their lives in crashes that took place locally between 2016 and 2021. This is an average of about 75 pedestrians each year. The sad reality is that a large majority of pedestrian accidents will result in death or serious injuries to those involved. When a crash occurs involving a pedestrian, it usually takes place very suddenly and unexpectedly. Pedestrians have no protection from the force and impact of a collision. As a result, they have about an 80% chance of suffering an injury in a collision.
The facts surrounding a pedestrian crash are often debated. Putting together the sequence of events can be a difficult task and often requires the use of an expert. In order to obtain the compensation that you deserve, it is important to speak with an attorney who has experience in this area. Obtaining the best possible representation can often mean the difference between an appropriate settlement and one that is inadequate.
At Madison Law Group, our firm is here to help during this difficult time. We know the difficulties that are experiencing. We want to help you move towards a brighter future following a sudden and unexpected tragedy. While things may look bleak immediately after the crash, there is help available. We can assist you in obtaining the best possible outcome under the circumstances of your case.
Our firm stands ready to assist you at any time. We always provide free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. Let us help you get through this tough time in your life. We will always fight for you and will stand up for your legal rights. To schedule your free appointment with a pedestrian accident lawyer in Laguna Beach, please reach out to us by using the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.