Fullerton, CA – Teen Skateboarder Hurt in Auto-Pedestrian Collision on W Orangethorpe Ave

Fullerton, CA (January 2, 2020) – Police have stated that a 17-year-old boy was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle while riding a skateboard along West Orangethorpe Avenue in Fullerton. The collision occurred on Tuesday afternoon, December 31st, at approximately 12:39 p.m.

Officials with the Fullerton Police Department arrived at the scene where the victim was struck by a gray Mercedes sedan in the 2400 block of the roadway. Medical crews immediately rushed the teen to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes remained at the scene as authorities began their investigation into the cause of this accident.

Our thoughts are with the victim and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

The most recent statistics have shown an auto-pedestrian accident with fatal injuries occurs nearly every two hours within the United States. Pedestrian accidents in California, like anywhere else, are recurrently severe as they are commonly caused by the inattentive actions of reckless motorists. During such a challenging time, obtaining qualified representation to safeguard your rights is undeniably essential.

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.

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