April 19, 2023
Long Beach, CA – Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Atlantic Ave. and Market St.
Long Beach, CA (April 19, 2023) – A pedestrian lost their life in a crash that took place in Long Beach on Friday, April 14th. The accident took place around 9:15 p.m. at the intersection of Market Street and Atlantic Avenue.
Police say that the victim was crossing the road when they were struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene before authorities could arrive. The unidentified pedestrian was rushed to a nearby hospital. The victim remained in the hospital for several dies before they succumbed to their injuries on Tuesday, April 18th. There is no further information on the hit-and-run vehicle or the suspect at this time.
The Long Beach Police Department continues to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives or Crime Stoppers. No additional details are available.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal pedestrian accident in Long Beach.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
Fatal pedestrian accidents have, unfortunately, been on the rise in California in recent years. According to statistics, approximately 900 pedestrians lose their lives annually in crashes that take place on California’s roadways. Pedestrian accidents account for a disproportionate amount of deaths. Most recently, statistics indicate that pedestrian fatalities comprised approximately 25% of all combined traffic fatalities in our state. In addition, there are thousands of pedestrians who will be seriously injured when they are struck by vehicles. A pedestrian has an approximately 80% chance of being injured in a crash, and many of the injuries will be catastrophic in nature.
If you or a loved one have sustained injuries in a California pedestrian crash, you may be entitled to compensation. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, it is important to seek legal advice from an experienced attorney as soon as possible. Victims and loved ones can be under a tremendous amount of stress following a sudden and serious crash. The last thing that you need to do is have to worry about the details of a legal case.
At Madison Law Group, we want to take some of the burden and stress off of you. Our team of California pedestrian accident attorneys brings many years of experience to your case. We know what needs to be done in order to help you get the compensation that you deserve. While things may seem difficult and hopeless, it is important to keep in mind that there is help available. Let us take care of the details while you focus on your family and your future.
Our firm is here to take your call at any time. We offer a free consultation for all prospective clients. While things may seem bleak, we can show you that there is hope and a light at the end of the tunnel. If you have been affected by a pedestrian crash, our Long Beach pedestrian accident attorneys will have your back every step of the way. If we take your case, there is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery. To schedule your free appointment with a Long Beach pedestrian accident lawyer, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.