Whittier, CA – Mother & Child Struck by Vehicle at Workman Mill & Mission Mill Rds

Whittier, CA (October 30, 2019) – A mother and her young son were injured in an auto-pedestrian accident that took place at the intersection of Workman Mill and Mission Mill Roads. The collision happened at around 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, October 29th, in the town of Whittier.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the female driver of a white Scion XB was turning west from Mission Mill Road onto Workman Mill Road when she became distracted. She subsequently struck a young boy and his mother as they were crossing the intersection.

The seriousness of injuries was not reported but both victims were taken to PIH Health Hospital for treatment. No identities have been released and police are actively investigating the incident.

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

According to reports, California was stated to have the 15th highest rate of fatal pedestrian accidents in the U.S. throughout just the first six months of 2017. Approximately 352 people were fatally struck in incidents with motor vehicles during that time span. Victims are ordinarily unprotected when they are hit by a vehicle, which leaves them with a considerable risk of enduring serious or even fatal injuries during a California pedestrian accident.

Victims and their family members are generally left with terrible pain and suffering, as well as the overwhelming challenge of covering very high expenses. After an unexpected accident, particularly one caused by an inattentive driver, it immediately becomes essential to know that you may have serious rights to follow.

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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