Westminster, CA – Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run on Westminster Blvd

Westminster, CA (December 18, 2019) – An elderly woman identified as 92-year-old Tin Thai Phan was tragically struck and killed by a motor vehicle during a hit-and-run that took place on Sunday night, December 15th. The incident occurred along Westminster Boulevard at Goldenwest Street around 6:00 p.m. in Westminster.

Authorities stated that Phan was struck by a vehicle being operated by 35-year-old Dung Quoc Kha who immediately fled the area. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they sadly pronounced Phan deceased and Kha was later apprehended by authorities.

Kha currently faces charges of vehicular manslaughter and failure to yield to a pedestrian.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Tin Thai Phan at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

Statistics show that pedestrian accidents in California account for around 11 percent of all vehicle accident-related fatalities across the state. These severe collisions are commonly caused by blatantly reckless and utterly irresponsible motorists. Safeguarding your rights during such a time is essential as it can significantly assist you with both your financial and physical recovery.

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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