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Whittier, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Santa Gertrudes Street

Whittier, California (November 5, 2018) – According to authorities, 2-year-old Whittier, CA - Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Santa Gertrudes Street and her father, 32-year-old Robert Ferris were struck by an oncoming vehicle Sunday night in the area of Whittier. The accident transpired at approximately 5:30 pm on Sunday, November 4th, on Santa Gertrudes Street, about a quarter-mile south of Leffingwell Road.

The initial police report indicates, Robert was holding Harley’s hand as they were walking across the street in when they were suddenly struck by an oncoming vehicle. Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident and attempted to stabilize the 2-year-old and her father before transporting them to Irvine Medical Center where 2-year-old Harley died on the day before her 3rd birthday. Robert was listed in a critical condition at the hospital. The driver involved, identified as 39-year-old William Hurlburt IV of Whittier, remained at the crash site and cooperated with officials.

Officers will continue to investigate this accident.

We feel this loss profoundly and we send our deepest sympathies and prayers to the loved ones of Harley Ferris and her father Robert Ferris.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

Pedestrian accidents involving motor vehicles tend to be very severe. Drivers that share the roadway with a pedestrian should always be cautious. Police will conduct a full investigation to determine who was at fault in this deadly accident. They will investigate the scene as well as any photos taken at the scene.

If your loved one has been injured or killed as a result of a negligent third party, you may be entitled to compensation to help cover your losses. You need the guidance of an experienced lawyer to fight for you. You’ve already been through enough, don’t go through this alone. Call the team you can trust the Los Angeles Injury Group at 310-954-7248 to speak with one of our compassionate lawyers and set up a no-cost consultation to discuss your accident.

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