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Long Beach, CA – Pedestrian Hurt On Pacific Coast Highway

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Long Beach, CA (August 5, 2018) – A pedestrian accident injured one person in Long Beach on Friday night.  Just before 8:30 pm, a man crossing the Pacific Coast Highway  was struck by a vehicle.  The crash occurred near the South Wrigley Neighborhood.

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries in the crash.  Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the man to a nearby hospital.  It is not clear whether the injuries are life-threatening.

The vehicle driver, identified only as a woman, remained on scene to cooperate with investigators.  Long Beach police are investigating the incident.  At this time, there are no charges and there is no word on the cause of the crash.

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We hope that the pedestrian injured in this crash has a full recovery.

Drivers have an affirmative legal duty to exercise care in order to avoid pedestrian collisions.  This means stopping at crosswalks, yielding to pedestrians and driving cautiously on crowded city streets and residential areas.  When a driver’s negligence leads to a pedestrian injury, the driver is legally responsible to compensate the pedestrian.   This accident remains under investigation.  At this time, there is no word on whether the driver was negligent in causing the pedestrian’s injuries.

With pedestrian accidents bound to happen, it is important to keep in mind that pedestrians have certain legal rights in the event of a collision.  If you or a loved one have been injured in a Los Angeles pedestrian crash, you should speak with a personal injury attorney immediately.

At the Los Angeles Injury Group, our team has experience with Southern California pedestrian injuries.  We know how to handle these difficult cases with the care and compassion that they deserve.

To discuss your case with one of our attorneys, call us today at 310-954-7248.


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