Long Beach, CA – Scooter Rider Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Orange Ave.

Long Beach, CA – Scooter Rider Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Orange Ave.

Long Beach, CA - Scooter Rider Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Orange Ave.

Long Beach, CA (May 13, 2024) – A 17-year-old boy was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Long Beach over the weekend. The incident happened on Sunday, May 12th around 12:40 a.m.

Police were dispatched to Orange Avenue near South Street upon reports of a crash. When they arrived, authorities found the teenage victim lying in the roadway. The boy had been riding a self-propelled scooter when he was struck by an SUV. Officials attempted life-saving treatment, but ultimately the victim succumbed at the scene to his injuries. The SUV driver fled the scene and later crashed into an apartment building on Orange Avenue. She was arrested and charged with hit and run resulting in death, gross vehicular manslaughter, and assault with a deadly weapon with force. The woman was arrested and booked into jail with a $130,000 bail. There is no further information available at this time. An investigation is underway.

We would like to offer our condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal crash in Long Beach.

Fatal Traffic Accidents in California

No one ever expects that they will be involved in an injury crash. However, when an accident occurs it can be serious in nature. Every year, more than 3,000 people will lose their lives in California car accidents. Many of these deceased victims will be killed in accidents that were not their fault.  Most collisions are caused by negligent drivers, including careless and distracted motorists.

If you have lost a family member in a deadly car accident, you could have certain legal rights. While there is nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one, there are certain steps that you can take in order to protect yourself and your future. This includes taking action to obtain compensation in the aftermath of the collision.

Here at Khorshidi Law, we have a team of tough and dedicated attorneys who are here to provide assistance at any time. Our firm knows and understands the difficulty that you are facing during this time. We can help you secure your legal rights and your future. Before you speak with the insurance company, give us a call to determine your available options.

We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our consultations are free for all potential and prospective clients. There is no initial financial obligation on your part. To speak with a car accident attorney in Long Beach, please reach out using our online intake form or give us a call at 310-273-2211.


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Disclaimer: These posts are crafted to highlight the dangers of driving, urging our community to exercise caution on the roads. It’s essential to clarify that the information herein does not constitute medical or legal advice. Furthermore, any images featured are not taken at the scene of the depicted accidents.

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