Long Beach, CA – Update: Woman Dies From Injuries After Being Hit By Car in Fight on Anaheim St

Long Beach, CA (December 26, 2019) – Police have recently reported on the woman who was tragically struck by a motor vehicle following a brief fight on Anaheim Street in downtown Long Beach. The victim, who has now been identified as 25-year-old Elizabeth Perez Espino, of Long Beach, has died more than a week after the incident occurred on December 15th.

Police were called to the scene of the incident after Espino was struck by a vehicle at approximately 3:30 a.m., in the vicinity of Magnolia Avenue. Emergency crews transported the victim to a local hospital where she remained in critical condition for eight days before being pronounced deceased on Tuesday, December 23rd.

Espino was struck by a car driven by Harrison Bowser, 30, of Los Angeles, and she had just been involved in an altercation outside the vehicle with Samantha Smith, 26, of Long Beach. Smith jumped in the vehicle and she and Bowser fled the scene. They were soon arrested and face serious charges.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Elizabeth Perez Espino at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Long Beach

Some of the most recent data that has been made available has shown that a pedestrian is struck and killed in the U.S. approximately every two hours. Pedestrian accidents in California are often so severe as they are commonly caused by inattentive and sometimes blatantly criminal actions. During such an unfortunate time, acquiring skilled representation to protect your rights quickly becomes essential.

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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