Laguna Niguel, CA – Man Struck and Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Laguna Niguel, CA (January 1, 2018) – 58-year-old Joe Santos was struck by a vehicle in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Serenity Lane this morning, January 1.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department and Orange County Coroner arrived at the scene of the accident this morning around 7:30 a.m. to find that a pedestrian had been struck by a driver for reasons that are not yet known. The driver stopped and stayed at the scene to cooperate with police. Investigators continue to gather physical evidence and witness statements so that they can determine fault.
Santos lost his life at the scene of the tragic accident, according to police. Police are not sure what led to the accident and are still trying to determine if the cause was speed, traffic violations, drugs, or alcohol.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
First and foremost, we would like to take this time to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Joe Santos, who lost his life too soon in this serious accident. Pedestrian accidents tend to be some of the most severe accidents that take place on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roadways. It is important to work with an experienced wrongful death attorney in California from the very beginning of your case so that you can retain your rights during this difficult time.
If you have lost somebody due to a serious accident that ended in catastrophic results, our pedestrian accident attorneys at the Los Angeles Injury Group are here to help you receive damages in your desperate time of need. We want to help you gain compensation in various areas to cover your losses, from the bills that your loved ones incurred to the emotional suffering you have endured due to the loss of a loved one. These accidents can take place in the blink of an eye, putting you and your family in a difficult situation. Call a team you can rely on at 310-954-7248 to find out how we can help in your time of need.
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