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Long Beach, CA (February 4, 2020) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor vehicle on Tuesday evening, February 4th. The fatal accident happened at approximately 6:25 p.m. at or near Artesia Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue in Long Beach.
According to officials, both the 710 Freeway off-ramp and Artesia Boulevard were closed down following the incident. More than one vehicle is believed to have been involved but police are currently investigating.
Medical responders have only been able to confirm that one pedestrian was struck during the incident and died from their injuries.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
This incident marks the fifth fatal traffic accident in Long Beach since Friday, January 31st. While fatal collisions do not usually happen this frequently, pedestrian accidents in Long Beach, like anywhere else, are often fatal. The susceptibility of victims combined with the reckless actions of inattentive drivers commonly creates a recipe for tragedy. While difficult, it is crucial to find a compassionate representation to protect your rights as a victim or a loved one during such a sensitive and overwhelming 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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