Pedestrian Killed In Torrance Car Accident On 405 Freeway Near Artesia Boulevard
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (May 6, 2019) -A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident on the 405 Freeway not far from Artesia Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision took place around 4:25 a.m. The force of the impact threw the man to the ground and left him unconscious in the slow lanes of the freeway.
Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. There is an ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
More than 35,000 people are killed every year in car accidents. This includes around 4,000 pedestrians. A number of deadly accidents occur when cars change lanes. According to the California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.”
The family members of a pedestrian that died in an accident may be able to recover damages through a bodily injury claim. Damages can include compensation for funeral expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Are you looking for answers after a pedestrian accident in Torrance. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have about your rights. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get the justice that they deserve. Whether you need more information about an accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.