February 04, 2023
Long Beach, CA – One Dead, One Hurt when Car Crashes into Tree on Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA (February 4, 2023) – One person was killed and another was hurt in a vehicle accident that occurred in Long Beach on Saturday, February 4th. The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. in the 3800 block of Atlantic Avenue.
The Long Beach Police Department, along with the Long Beach Fire Department, responded to the accident scene. Officials say that a 1995 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 pickup was traveling southbound on Atlantic Avenue when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The truck hit a curb, a fire hydrant, and three trees before coming to rest.
Fire crews responded to the scene and extricated a man and a woman from the truck. The female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver was rushed to a local trauma center and was listed in critical condition. Speed is believed to have been a factor in the crash. Neither of the accident victims were identified.
The Long Beach Police Department continues to investigate. There is no further information available.
Our thought and condolences go out to those who were affected by this tragic fatal car accident in Long Beach.
Fatal Car Accident in Long Beach
A car accident in Long Beach can be a dangerous and devastating event for victims. Each year, thousands of people are hurt and hundreds are killed when they are involved in crashes that take place in Los Angeles County. High traffic volume and a prevalence of negligent drivers are the main contributors to the serious and fatal accidents that we see on our local roadways. Speeding is the most common cause of fatal accidents. Other causes include impairment, distraction, failing to yield, and more. Officials will closely look at each crash in order to determine the cause and who should be held responsible.
If you or a loved one have been a victim of a Long Beach car accident, you will want to secure the services of a skilled and experienced attorney as soon as possible. Your attorney can fight to get the compensation that you need and deserve. During this difficult time, some of the burdens should be taken off of your shoulders. Your lawyer can handle the case effectively and ensure that it is done correctly and efficiently.
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Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When you speak with us, we will help you to formulate a plan that will let you move forward as soon as possible. To contact one of our Long Beach car accident lawyers, please email us at the link on our website or give us a call any time at (301) 210-7676.