Compton, CA – Pedestrian Hit & Killed on Artesia Fwy at Wilmington Ave

Compton, CA (January 1, 2020) – Early on Wednesday morning, January 1st, a pedestrian was sadly hit and killed by a motor vehicle in Compton. The fatal incident was reported on the Artesia (91) Freeway at Wilmington Avenue around 5:30 a.m.

According to officials with the California Highway Patrol, the victim, who has only been identified as a man in his mid-40s, was found lying alongside the freeway by responding officers. He was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police stated that the suspected vehicle involved was nearby the crash site but there has been no information released concerning any charges. The investigation into this accident remains ongoing as no further details were reported.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

Statistics have recently shown that pedestrian accidents in California are responsible for around 11 percent of car accident-related fatalities in the state. These accidents are commonly caused by severely reckless and entirely negligent motorists with no regard for anyone else on the road. Safeguarding your rights following an unexpected injury or the sudden loss of a loved one is difficult, though it is an essential step that can greatly assist you with your recovery.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.

Note: The May Firm has created these posts solely using secondary sources. It is to be used independently by The May Firm.  The information contained in these posts has not been verified by our firm.  Please contact our firm as soon as possible, if any information appears to be inaccurate.  We will immediately make the necessary corrections.

Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California.  Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice.  The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

May Firm

(805) 500-8335 [email protected]

2530 Professional Parkway, Suite A, Santa Maria, California, 93455

May Firm

(619) 378-1464 [email protected]

310 3rd Ave B24, Chula Vista, California, 91910

May Firm

(805) 324-6020 [email protected]

127 El Paseo, Santa Barbara, California, 93101

May Firm

(805) 242-4593 [email protected]

297 Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obispo, California, 93405

May Firm

(559) 385-2090 [email protected]

1775 Fulton St #101, Fresno, California, 93721

May Firm

(661) 244-9712 [email protected]

5500 Ming Avenue, Suite 390, Bakersfield, California, 93309

May Firm

(562) 800-0529 [email protected]

853 Atlantic Avenue, Suite #201, Long Beach, California, 90813