Irvine Female Bicyclist Linda Smythe Struck and Killed by Car at Portola Parkway and Highway 261
Irvine, California (May 27, 2020) – Authorities have released the name of Irvine woman who died following a bicycle accident that happened in the area of Irvine just around 10:00 a.m. on May 25.
Police said 70-year-old Linda Smythe died at the scene after being struck by a gray Mercedes ML350 while cycling her bicycle at Portola Parkway and Highway 26 Monday morning.
The involved motorist stopped after hitting Smythe and cooperated with the law.
Meanwhile, Portola Parkway was shut down from Forge to the 261 toll road up to about 4:00 p.m. as police and emergency crews worked to investigate and clear the scene.
We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Linda Smythe. It is extremely difficult to lose a loved one, especially when it happens unexpectedly.
If your loved one died and you believe someone else was at fault, we encourage you to contact our legal team for a free, confidential consultation. Our legal team can help you understand your legal rights.
When a fatal accident is caused by a person or entity’s negligence, the resulting death is considered “wrongful” in the eyes of the law. The surviving family members have legal rights for a wrongful death claim.
Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO of Alpine Law Group, advises surviving family members to “talk to a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to understand your legal options and take action aimed at securing the maximum compensation.”
We understand that there is no amount of financial recovery that can make up for the immense loss of your loved one, but it can ease your financial burdens and help you forge your way forward.
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