62-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed In Westminster Car Accident On Beach Boulevard
WESTMINSTER, CALIFORNIA (June 10, 2019) – A 62-year-old pedestrian was killed after being hit by either one or two vehicles on Beach Boulevard.
Westminster police are saying that the accident took place around 4:20 a.m. in front of Thach Hoang by the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Washington Avenue.
The victim of the pedestrian accident was catastrophically injured. Despite life-saving efforts he was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The first driver involved in the accident stopped and remained at the scene.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.”
The family of any victim that dies in a pedestrian accident may be able to seek justice through California Vehicle Code 377.60. It’s important that evidence is preserved after an accident and that witness statements are taken. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a pedestrian accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We can work hard to get you the justice that you deserve. Whether you need a free investigation into an accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can contact us anytime at (888) 888-9285.