San Gabriel, CA – Mother and Child Die in Car Accident at Live Oak and Del Mar Avenues
San Gabriel, California (October 28, 2018) – According to authorities, a mother and her daughter were struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Friday night in San Gabriel. The accident transpired at approximately 9:35 pm on October 26th at Live Oak and Del Mar avenues.
The initial police report indicates the 59-year-old woman was in a crosswalk pushing her 1-year-old child in a stroller when a driver hit the two and fled the scene after the incident. Police and firefighters rushed to the scene of the accident and transported the injured mother and child to a local hospital to treat the severe injuries they sustained upon impact of the collision. Sadly, they both succumbed to their injuries and were later pronounced dead at the hospital. Witnesses reportedly told investigators that the vehicle that struck the victims was a silver Chevrolet S-10 Xtreme. Police are still trying to determine the events leading up to the fatal collision.
At this time, investigators are looking into the probable cause of the crash. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be available to public sources.
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in San Gabriel
We extend our prayers and deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the victims killed in this horrific accident. We wish you strength and courage during your time of sorrow.
Pedestrian laws require drivers to decrease their speeds and stop to allow pedestrians to cross the roads whether in marked or unmarked crossing areas. The authorities are still investigating to determine if the victim was in a safe zone along the roadway when the accident took place.
Upon conclusion of the examination of the crash scene photos, vehicle condition, and other factors including recklessness, intoxication and distracted driving, you may have the right to file a claim.
If you or a loved one has been in an accident resulting in injury or death due to the negligence of another party you may have a right file a claim and get compensation for inconveniences such as funeral expenses or the tragic loss of a loved one.
Here at Los Angeles Injury Group we will work to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind you deserve to focus on your recovery.
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