Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Dark Road
On Sunday, June 5, 2011, a pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on a canyon road near Santa Clarita. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident, which was reported to officials at 2:06 a.m., occurred on Bouquet Canyon Road at Shadow Valley lane. A 20-something Canyon County man was walking southbound when he was struck by a southbound 1989 Mercedes-Benz. The driver of the vehicle, a Saugus man, reported that the vehicle was traveling at the time of the accident. According to witness reports the pedestrian was seen walking on the canyon road before the accident. The cause of the accident is still under investigation and for that reason, the driver of the Mercedes-Benz has not yet been cited or put at fault for the accident. The young pedestrian was immediately killed by the impact.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a similar accident, contacting a personal injury attorney to discuss your case may be in your best interests. The injured person may be entitled to compensation for the injuries they sustained. If there was a fatality as a result of the accident, the family of the victim may be entitled to compensation for their loss. Call Heimanson & Wolf today for a free consultation with a Los Angeles Accident Attorney, (310)446-1522.