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Whittier, CA (December 17, 2019) – On Monday morning, December 16th, a man was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street on a tricycle in Whittier. The fatal collision was reported at around 6:00 a.m. along Whittier Boulevard.
The victim, who has now been identified as 61-year-old Danny Martin, of Whittier, was crossing the road in the 16500 block of Whittier Boulevard, near Jordan Road when he was hit by a westbound 2004 BMW. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene shortly after the collision and Martin was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the BMW was reported to have stopped their vehicle and fully cooperated with authorities. The events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Danny Martin at this time.
Recently recorded data shows the majority of cyclists who are killed in collisions with vehicles as men over the age of 40. Bicycle accidents in California often end with severe injuries or death because of the susceptibility of the victim. These accidents can happen at any time, irrespective of the gender or age of the victim. Catastrophic collisions leave victims and their loved ones with immeasurable pain and suffering, as well as terribly high and unfair expenses.
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 family member in a bicycle accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to schedule a free consultation today.
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