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Anaheim, CA (October 17, 2019) – A vehicle collided with a pedestrian in Anaheim on Wednesday night, October 16th, resulting in critical injuries. The incident was reported to have occurred at around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of La Palma Avenue and Lido Street.
Police stated that the victim, identified only as a man in his 20s, was walking in the vicinity of the Anaheim Regional Medical Center when he was struck by a Ford Expedition SUV. Police were dispatched to the accident site along with medical responders who transported the victim to a nearby hospital.
The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and was cooperative with authorities, although they were found to be operating the vehicle without a license.
No further details have been provided.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
One pedestrian is reported to be fatally struck by a motor vehicle almost every two hours. Pedestrian accidents in California are confirmed to make up 11 percent of all motor vehicle accident deaths in the state. These unfavorable statistics are often due to the extreme vulnerability of the victim at the time of impact, which leaves pedestrians at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries.
Deadly accidents can occur at any time, resulting in not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but the burden of extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is terribly important for bereaved family members to understand that they may likely have substantial rights at this time.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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