1 Person Killed in Los Alamitos Pedestrian Accident near Katella Avenue and Bloomfield Street
Los Alamitos, California (March 13, 2020) – One person was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident on Thursday morning in Los Alamitos, according to police.
The crash occurred near the intersection of Katella Avenue and Bloomfield Street.
A car being pursued by the police for a suspected hit-and-run accident struck a person sleeping outside a pharmacy. The vehicle then crashed into C&H Pharmacy on Katella Avenue, according to the police.
The victim, believed to be homeless, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and a passenger of the vehicle were arrested following the accident.
The roadway was closed for an unspecified period.
A person on foot is no match for a vehicle. Pedestrians have virtually no protection when they are hit by cars, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles. Sadly, this often leads to catastrophic injuries and/or death. “Due to the incredibly serious nature of these types of injuries, pedestrian accident cases often require special care in order to help ensure victims receive the full compensation they need for extensive medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, in-home care, lost past and future earnings, and numerous other economic and non-economic damages”, Said Arin Khodaverdian, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney.
An investigation into the crash is underway.Arin noted that pedestrians, in most instances, have the right-of-way when crossing a street or an intersection. According to Arin, to properly investigate apedestrian crash and prove negligence, enough resources are required. “A skilled attorney has the resources and will help investigate the accident to determine the party at fault,” Arin said