Lori Susan Allen of Seal Beach killed in Huntington Beach Accident

Posted: June 3, 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (June 3, 2022) – Lori Susan Allen, 62, was killed in an accident in Huntington Beach according to the LA Times.

The accident occurred Tuesday around 11 p.m. when Allen, who was a pedestrian at the time, was struck by a 2019 Toyota Highlander on Bolsa Chica Street north of Argosy Avenue.

Huntington Beach Police officers the driver of the Highlander is a 60-year-old man who was accompanied by another passenger, a 49-year-old woman. Both remained on the scene and cooperated with police.

Details regarding the accident leading to the death of Lori Susan Allen are still under investigation.

Authorities don’t believe that drugs or alcohol were factors in the accident.

Liability In Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accidents

Thousands of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured every year in pedestrian accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “An estimated 137,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency departments for nonfatal crash-related injuries in 2017. Per trip, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a car crash.” There are a number of factors that could lead to a pedestrian collision including:

  • Speeding
  • Drunk driving
  • Driver distraction
  • Inclement weather

All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian collision may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating A Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Lori Susan Allen. Any person that may have information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be some accountability for what happened.

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Huntington Beach car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need assistance after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 395-7234.

 

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