Hermosa Beach, CA – Update on Identity of Victim Killed in Crash on PCH

Hermosa Beach, CA (October 23, 2019) – According to the California Highway Patrol, a fatal motor vehicle accident took place along Pacific Coast Highway, between Artesia Boulevard and 21st Street on Wednesday morning, October 23rd. The collision was reported to have occurred at around 3:00 a.m. in Hermosa Beach.

The victim, who has now been identified as 24-year-old Brianna Pugh, collided with an unspecified number of vehicles. Paramedics accompanied police at the scene where they pronounced Pugh deceased at the scene.

Police have not been able to provide any further details regarding the number of vehicles involved. The events that led to this incident are actively under investigation.

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

Fatal Car Accidents in California

Recent research has shown that over 3,000 California car accidents ended with fatal injuries in 2017. Thousands more left numerous people injured. After being involved in a sudden collision, you may be entitled to compensation, particularly in the event that you or your loved one was not at fault for the accident.

The enormously high costs that are associated with hospital bills, funeral costs, and lost wages, among other unexpected expenses, forces many people to file a claim for financial restitution. During such a time, it is important to realize the immense value of experienced representation.

At The May Firm, we will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path forward. If you have lost a family member or suffered an injury as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (844) 629-3476 or leave us a message to receive a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.

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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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