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Baldwin Park, CA (November 8, 2019) – A pedestrian, identified as 31-year-old Carlos Javier Saavedra, was killed in an alleged hit-and-run collision that took place on Wednesday, November 6th. The fatal accident occurred on Pacific Avenue, in the vicinity of Vineland Avenue in Baldwin Park.
Authorities stated that Saavedra was struck by a vehicle just east of Vineland Avenue. Emergency responders were dispatched to the 14600 block of Pacific Avenue at approximately 5:30 p.m. where paramedics pronounced Saavedra deceased.
The driver involved was reported to have fled the scene immediately after the crash. Police are currently looking for the suspect as part of the investigation into this incident.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Carlos Javier Saavedra at this time.
California was determined to have the 15th highest rate of fatal pedestrian accidents in the U.S. This data was reported during the first six months of 2017, after approximately 352 people were struck and killed in collisions with automobiles during that time. Pedestrians are at a significant risk of suffering critical or life-ending injuries in a California pedestrian accident.
Victims and their family members are frequently left with pain and suffering alongside overwhelming financial burdens. Following an unexpected collision, particularly one caused by a reckless or criminal driver, it becomes vital to recognize that you may have substantial rights to follow.
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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