Pedestrian Killed In Long Beach Car Accident On Artesia Boulevard and Orange Avenue
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (May 27, 2021) -A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident near the intersection of Artesia Boulevard and Orange Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday. A pedestrian was trying to cross the intersection when they were struck by a BMW 528i.
An ambulance was called to the scene of the collision in order to help them. Sadly, the pedestrian died due to the severity of their injuries.
A full investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
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Nearly 36,000 people are killed in car accidents every year. The vast majority of these accidents are due to drivers that brake traffic laws. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.” The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim.
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