Gorman, CA – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident at SR 138 & Quail Lake Rd

Gorman, Los Angeles County, CA (August 26, 2019) – On Sunday morning, August 25th, a fatal pedestrian accident was reported at the intersection of State Route 138 and Quail Lake Road near Gorman. The incident happened at approximately 5:35 a.m. between a woman and a grey pickup truck.

Officials stated that the pickup was heading east along Highway 138 when it collided with an unidentified female pedestrian at the intersection with Quail Lake Road. Medical professionals were among responders at the scene where they tragically pronounced the victim deceased.

The driver of the pickup remained at the accident site but no details concerning that individual were released. The identity of the victim is not being released pending notifications.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

Due to the extreme vulnerability of the victim at the time of impact, pedestrians are at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries during an accident with a motor vehicle. In fact, pedestrian accidents in California have been reported to make up 11% of all California motor vehicle accident deaths.

Unfortunately, fatal accidents can occur at any time, subsequently leaving loved ones with not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is important for both victims or a bereaved family to understand that they likely have significant 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 been injured or 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 expert attorneys today.

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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California.  Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice.  The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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