La Mirada: Woman Killed Crossing Street
Posted on Oct 02, 2014
At around 7 a.m. on Thursday, October 2, 2014, a woman was killed crossing the street in La Mirada, reported the Los Angeles Times. A motorist struck the woman at the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Jacana Drive. Although there was no stop sign or crosswalk, the woman was legally crossing the street. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver is cooperating with investigators.
Traffic accidents claimed the lives of or caused injury to 201 people in La Mirada in 2011, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety’s most recently published accident records. Twelve of the victims were pedestrians. Statewide, pedestrian fatalities decreased 3.9 percent from 633 in 2011 to 612 in 2012.
When a pedestrian is killed in a traffic accident, his or her family may file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party in order to obtain compensation for their loss. To learn more, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the woman who was killed in this accident.