Hacienda Heights, CA – 14-Year-Old Student Hit by Vehicle on Wedgeworth Dr

Hacienda Heights, CA (October 25, 2019) – A young teen was struck and injured by a motor vehicle in Hacienda Heights on Thursday morning, October 24th. The 14-year-old boy was hit while crossing Wedgeworth Drive at approximately 8:00 a.m.

The boy was reported to have been dropped off by his mother in the 16400 block of Wedgeworth Drive where he was attempting to cross the street to Wilson High School. The student was then struck by an unspecified vehicle.

Emergency responders arrived at the scene and the victim was airlifted to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center. The cause of the collision is being investigated by the police.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in California

Numerous pedestrians are struck and injured by a motor vehicle and many others killed each year in California. Speeding, drunk driving, distracted driving, and the simple failure to obey basic traffic laws are common contributors to many of these California pedestrian accidents. As the leading cause of these crashes is driver negligence, it remains important for victims to understand their rights in the aftermath.

When a loved one is suddenly hit and injured by a vehicle, victims and their loved ones are immediately left with pain and suffering on top of extremely high expenses. While it is understandably challenging, it is imperative to realize that you may have rights as you attempt to move forward.

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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