Alona Prescott Long Beach: Alona Prescott Killed In Long Beach Car Accident By Anaheim Street and Oregon Avenue —> Support The Family Through Go Fund Me
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (August 23, 2020) – A 22-year-old woman identified as Alona Prescott has tragically died in a car accident near the intersection of Anaheim Street and Oregon Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:40 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation and eastbound vehicle struck Alona Prescott.
The driver of the Honda Civic that struck the victim remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Neither alcohol nor drugs are believed to have been factors.
Alona Prescott was taken to the hospital so that she could receive treatment. Around one week later on August 14th she died as a result of her injuries.
Anyone that may have seen the crash should reach out to the Long Beach Police Department. You can help support the family of the victim by donating to their Go Fund Me page.
Liability In Long Beach Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver has a legal responsibility to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians even if they are outside of lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950 (c), “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.” There are many different causes of car accidents including:
- Driver distraction
- Driver fatigue
- Driver intoxication
It has been estimated that 94% of all accidents involve some amount of human error. The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a wrongful death claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and loss of love. Unfortunately, insurance companies will often fight hard to deny liability for any accident. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Long Beach Pedestrian Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Alona Prescott. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. We strongly encourage everyone to donate to the Go Fund Me page set up to help her family.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in Long Beach? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.