Victim was struck by several vehicles on the 110 Freeway
LOS ANGELES, CA, (June 15, 2020) – Kevin Salazar, 26, tragically died on Monday when he was struck by multiple vehicles in South Los Angeles.
Kevin Salazar sadly was killed on Monday when he was struck by multiple vehicles on the freeway in South Los Angeles.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision was reported about 12:10 a.m. on the southbound Harbor (110) Freeway at 51st Street.
Additional details were not immediately available surrounding the incident. The collision remains under investigation by the CHP.
FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
The statistics are staggering: Approximately 6,227 pedestrians were killed in the U.S. in 2018, an increase of 250 from a year earlier, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.
The dangers that pedestrians face every day in this country were tragically underscored in this collision. Many of these accidents are caused by negligent driving or distracted driving.
“Having the proper resources is extremely important in order to investigate a pedestrian accident case and prove negligence,” said Candice Bond, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney, and Managing Partner with Bond Sanchez-Gordon.
CALIFORNIA WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY
Pending the investigation, the family of Kevin Salazar may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. Family members of wrongful death victims may seek damages for loss of companionship, pain and suffering, and emotional distress following a tragic or catastrophic accident such as this tragic incident.
“The stress and sorrow can be extremely overwhelming after losing a loved one in an accident,” said Stefano Formica, of counsel with Bond Sanchez-Gordon.
“We understand just what families are forced to go through, and having their rights protected is vital. A wrongful death lawyer will stay updated on the official investigation and help ensure that their legal rights and best interests are protected.”
The Legal Advocate’s national legal analysts Candice Bond and Stefano Formica are experienced in fatal pedestrian accidents, and if you or a family member need help they are available for a free consultation to guide you.
(Candice Bond, Managing Partner, and Stefano Formica, Of Counsel, at Bond Sanchez-Gordon are the national legal analysts for The Legal Advocate. The Legal Advocate can and does use quotes from prior interviews with our analysts for our news articles. If you would like to contact Bond Sanchez-Gordon to help you, please call 866-599-0297 or use the submission box found on this page. Legal analysts quoted may or may not be licensed in your state).