February 21, 2023

Pico Rivera, CA – Israel Hernandez Killed in Crash on 605 Fwy.

Pico Rivera, CA - Israel Hernandez Killed in Crash on 605 Fwy.

Pico Rivera, CA (February 21, 2023) – A 40-year-old man died in a Pico Rivera pedestrian crash on Monday, February 20th. The crash was reported around 3:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the 605 Freeway near the intersection with Rose Hills Road.

According to a report from authorities, Israel Hernandez was walking in the southbound lanes of the Freeway when he was struck by a vehicle that was also in the southbound lanes. Hernandez was critically injured in the crash, and he later succumbed to his injuries. There is no information on the identity of the driver at this time, and no description of the vehicle is available. The exact events leading up to the accident have not been released at this time.

Investigators partially shut down the road while they looked into the cause of the accident. Motorists were advised to avoid the scene and to find an alternate route of travel if possible. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.

No further information is available.

We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Israel Hernandez following this fatal pedestrian crash in Pico Rivera.

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Pico Rivera

Pedestrian crashes have the highest rate of death and serious injuries than any other type of accident on our roadways. According to statistics, a victim of a Los Angeles County pedestrian crash has greater than an 80 percent chance of receiving injuries due to the accident. To make matters worse, the injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident are very likely to be serious in nature and can cause permanent and long-lasting damage. In the worst case, these accidents can cause fatal injuries. Careless driving, distraction, impairment, and speeding are all among the most common reasons for the occurrence of pedestrian accidents.

If you have lost a loved one in a Pico Rivera pedestrian crash, you should seek legal assistance as soon as possible. Under California law, if your family member was involved in a fatal accident you could have legal rights. The law requires that the driver is at least partially at fault for the collision. Proving liability in a California pedestrian crash can be complicated and often requires the assistance of an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer.

Here at Madison Law Group, our Pico Rivera pedestrian accident lawyers are here to help during your time of need. We will take a close look at all of the facts and circumstances of your case. Our attorneys will then help to come up with a plan to help secure your future. While we know that no amount of money can replace the loss of a family member, the compensation that you receive can help to offset some of the unexpected expenses that you are suddenly facing.

Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. When you are in need of legal assistance we will have your back every step of the way. To schedule an appointment with a Pico Rivera pedestrian accident attorney, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.