Anaheim, CA – Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident at Haster Street
Anaheim, CA – (November 25, 2018) – A pedestrian was critically injured after a hit-and-run accident that occurred in the area of Haster Street and Leatrice Lane Saturday night. The collision was reported at 8:49 pm on November 24th.
Per the initial report, an 18-year old woman was attempting to cross the street at an intersection located between Haster Street and Leatrice Lane when she was struck by an oncoming vehicle. Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded immediately to the accident and found the young woman lying in the roadway suffering from major injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she remains in critical condition. Her name has not been released by authorities. Officials confirmed, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The suspect’s vehicle has been described as a 1998 or 1999 red Isuzu Amigo which sustained right front headlight damage upon impact. Authorities are still looking for the driver and the vehicle involved.
Our hearts are with the family of the deceased pedestrian. We cannot begin to understand the heartache they are experiencing as they grieve the loss of their loved one.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
California drivers that are sharing the roadway with pedestrians are required by law to yield to pedestrians whether they are in a marked or unmarked crossing zone. Detectives will conduct a thorough investigation to determine if the pedestrian was in a safe area of the roadway when the accident took place. Investigators will also determine if the driver was distracted or negligent prior to the collision. Once the investigation has concluded the family of the deceased victim may be legally entitled to file a claim against the responsible party.
If someone you love has been killed in a traffic accident that was caused by a third party, you need to hire a wrongful death attorney to fight for your loved one’s justice. At the Brady Law Group, we have a team of experienced attorneys that will fight to ensure the insurance companies compensate you in full for your losses. Call us today at 866) 211-2562 for a no-cost free consultation.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident