Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Car in Long Beach
LONG BEACH, CA (July 17, 2020) — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on 37th Street and Cherry Avenue at about 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, July 15.
The initial investigation revealed that the driver of a white Honda Accord was in the number two lane of northbound Cherry Avenue. Then he looked down and drifted right, according to the police statement.
The car crashed with a pedestrian who walked in the street northbound on Cherry Avenue near the east curb of Cherry Avenue, police said. After hitting the pedestrian, the car continued onto the sidewalk, crashed with other objects. Then it came to a stop on the east sidewalk.
According to the Long Beach Police Department, the pedestrian died at the scene. His identity was not yet released, pending notification of his relatives.
According to police, medics rushed the male driver of the Honda to a hospital for observation. His name was not available.
There were no reports of an arrest. Any person with information on the case can contact traffic investigators at 562-570-7355.
We would like to send our sincere sympathies to the grieving family and friends of the victim.
At the Sweet James, we know you and your family are going through a difficult time. While you tend to your well-being and peace of mind, hire us to handle the legal areas of your situation. Our wrongful death attorneys are upheld by years of training and experience and will never lose sight of your hopes and wishes. Call us at (800) 975-3435 for a free evaluation of your case details. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. To request a police report, click this link.
Free Police Report
If you or your family are involved or affected by this accident and would like the official Police Report of this incident, Sweet James may be able to help.
Providing Legal Commentary On Radio Stations Across The Country
Sweet James is a trusted legal expert who serves as a regular guest on major radio stations across the country, providing legal commentary on trending cases.