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Torrance, CA (February 27, 2020) – A man was struck and killed by a Jeep while walking along Crenshaw Boulevard in Torrance. Officials reported on the incident at around 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday night, February 26th.
According to police, the victim was hit in the 24200 block of Crenshaw Boulevard, in the vicinity of Lomita Boulevard, resulting in fire department paramedics at the scene.
Medical crews attended to the victim but he was tragically pronounced deceased a short time later. The driver of the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee, identified only as a 55-year-old man, remained at the scene and no charges have been filed. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, fatal pedestrian accidents in California rose by at least 32.8 percent from 2012 to 2016. Auto-pedestrian collisions are so-often fatal due to the absolute defenselessness of the victim, as well as the reckless behavior of blatantly irresponsible drivers. It is extremely important for victims and bereaved families to protect their rights and to hold negligent parties accountable for their actions.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers responsible 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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