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Long Beach, CA (October 31, 2019) – Authorities have released further information concerning the collision between a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer and a pedestrian on Del Amo Boulevard in Long Beach. The fatal collision that also left the officer with serious injuries took place on Sunday morning, October 26th at approximately 4:40 a.m.
According to police, CHP Officer Alfredo Gutierrez was heading down Del Amo when he struck a 24-year-old pedestrian, identified as Cezanine Mount, of Long Beach. Mount was pronounced deceased at the scene and Officer Gutierrez was ejected from his motorcycle during the crash.
Officials confirmed that Officer Gutierrez suffered a serious head injury and was transported to Long Beach Memorial Hospital. He remains in the hospital being treated for head trauma at this time. The investigation is still ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Cezanine Mount at this time. Our thoughts are with Officer Alfredo Gutierrez and his family in hopes of his full recovery.
Approximately 480 people were reported to have died as the result of California motorcycle accidents in the year 2013, according to California’s Integrated Traffic Records System. Many other cyclists sustained injuries ranging from minor to major as the result of an unexpected accident. Motorcycle accidents can rapidly result in complete devastation, and as a victim or a loved one, it is vital to know your rights moving forward.
Serious and fatal accidents can take place at any time, suddenly leaving victims and their family members with extreme pain and immensely high expenses. It can be unbelievably difficult but it is essential for victims to realize the value of qualified representation during such a 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 been injured in a motorcycle accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online for a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys today.
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