Garden Grove, CA – Update: 2 Struck & Killed at Intersection Identified as Father & Son

Garden Grove, CA (October 15, 2019) – The man and child who were struck and killed by a vehicle in Garden Grove have been identified as a father and his son. Authorities said that Jorge Molina, 61 and his 6-year-old son were killed in an auto-pedestrian collision at the intersection of Garden Grove Boulevard and Benton Street Saturday night, October 12th.

Investigators have found that an operator of a 2008 Ford F-250 entered the intersection where they struck both Molina and his young son. Paramedics and police arrived at the scene where they pronounced both victims deceased at the scene. Both Molina and his son were stated to have died on impact.

He driver of the pickup truck remained at the crash site and waited for authorities. The events that led to this accident are under investigation.

Our condolences are with the family of the deceased victims at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

According to reports, a pedestrian is struck and killed by a motor vehicle approximately every two hours. Pedestrian accidents in California have been reported to make up 11% of all motor vehicle accident deaths in the state. These unfavorable statistics are commonly due to the extreme vulnerability of the victim at the time of impact, which leaves pedestrians at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries.

Deadly accidents can occur at any time, resulting in not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but the burden of extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is terribly important for bereaved family members to understand that they may likely have substantial rights at this time.

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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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.

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