Fontana, CA (July 15, 2020) – A fatal auto-pedestrian collision was reported to have taken place in Fontana late on Monday night, July 13th, according to local law enforcement. The deadly accident happened near the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Cherry Avenue at around 11:50 p.m.
Officials stated that a 1998 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Foothill Boulevard when it struck an unidentified individual alongside the roadway, west of Cherry Avenue. Police officers and emergency medical technicians were dispatched to the scene where they arrived to find the victim down in the road. A short time later, authorities pronounced the victim, identified only as a 39-year-old man from Fontana, deceased from his injuries.
At this time, the identity of the victim is not being disclosed until authorities can notify the next of kin. The driver involved, identified only as a male 37-year-old Fontana resident, remained at the scene to cooperate with authorities.
An investigation into this incident is being handled by the Fontana Police Major Accident Investigation Team. No further details have been reported to the public.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles County
Pedestrian-involved collisions with motor vehicles were reported to have surged to at least 356 incidents within the area of Long Beach alone back in 2015, according to officially reported statistics. Of course, such collisions don't only occur in Long Beach but all around the state of California, and pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles County take place all-too-often and frequently result in death. Serious collisions are routinely triggered by terribly reckless motorists, and it is absolutely vital for all victims and their loved ones to recognize their rights in the aftermath of such an overwhelming event.
The seriously irresponsible actions of careless drivers have repeatedly led to numerous deaths all across the state of California, and as either a victim or a bereaved family member, it is important to know that you deserve justice as there is absolutely no excuse for such negligent actions behind the wheel. Furthermore, in the case of a fatal pedestrian accident, loved ones may wish to look into their right to hold the responsible party liable for the wrongful death of their loved one.
After losing a family member in a serious collision, there is almost nothing more important than obtaining compassionate and adept representation that will fight for justice on your behalf. A highly skilled attorney can significantly assist you along the often turbulent road to both emotional and financial recovery. Compassionate attorneys believe that there is no reason why innocent people should be forced to suffer any more than they already have at the hands of a reckless party. A proficient attorney understands your needs and is willing to fight alongside you, day and night.
At AgnewBrusavich, our dedicated Los Angeles accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have wrongfully suffered at the hands of an irresponsible party. We understand the overwhelming moments that follow a sudden and severe accident, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of someone else's negligence, contact our California pedestrian accident attorneys at (310) 928-9081 today.
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