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Recent Pedestrian Accidents in Long Beach

by Paul Overett
June 26, 2020
by Paul Overett
June 26, 2020
Pedestrian crossing street

Accidents Prove Fatal for Several Long Beach Pedestrians

Pedestrian accidents are an all too common occurrence on the streets of Long Beach. The city is home to some of the most dangerous intersections in Southern California, proving fatal for some Long Beach pedestrians.

If you are involved in an accident, you need the help of an experienced injury lawyer. You need an attorney you can trust, that will fight hard to get the compensation you deserve. You should never have to pay out of pocket for someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. Most accidents are entirely preventable. If you have been injured, contact the Overett Group today for a free consultation at (562) 986-9864.

Recent Long Beach Pedestrian Accidents

6th Street and Magnolia – On May 26, 2020, a pedestrian was killed while commercial burglary suspects were fleeing the scene. The suspects who were attempting to elude police drove through a red light at the intersection of 6th Street and Magnolia, striking a pedestrian who was legally crossing the street, according to a press release by the Long Beach Police Department.

Woodruff Avenue and Deborah Street – As reported by the Long Beach Police Department, on May 20, 2020, a pedestrian was killed in a hit and run accident at the intersection of Woodruff Avenue and Deborah Street (near Willow). The accident is under investigation.

5th Street and Pacific Avenue – According to the Long Beach Police Department, a pedestrian was killed when attempting to cross Pacific Avenue. A vehicle struck the pedestrian and fled the scene without stopping. Despite attempts by good Samaritans to assist the pedestrian, he succumbed to his injuries. The release indicates that the matter, which occurred on May 17, 2020, remains under investigation.

Santa Fe Avenue and Hill Street – As reported by the Long Beach Post, a pedestrian was killed when legally crossing the street when a Lexus believed to be involved in street racing, struck a minivan. The collision caused the Lexus to spin hitting a pedestrian. Both drivers were also injured in the May 11, 2020 accident.

Artesia Boulevard and Butler Avenue – On April 28, 2020, a pedestrian was killed when attempting to cross Artesia Boulevard just east of Butler Avenue. The press release by the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) indicates that a 61-year-old woman driving a 1997 Dodge Dakota struck the pedestrian who was crossing outside a marked crosswalk.

Del Amo Boulevard and Locust Avenue – On March 24, 2020, two pedestrians were hit by a drunk driver while attempting to remove towing equipment from their vehicle. A driver suspected to be driving under the influence struck one car, forcing it into another, which hit the pedestrians. The driver attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by police, according to the report. Tragically, one of the pedestrians later succumbed to his injuries.

Contact Overett Group Today

If you are injured in a pedestrian accident, you need an attorney who will not rest until you get the maximum recovery available in your case. Get the most from your case by contacting the Overett Group. You will speak directly to a leading pedestrian accident attorney. All consultations are free, and you will pay nothing unless we win. Call today at (562) 986-9864 or fill out our contact form to get the compensation you deserve when you need it most.

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