Costa Mesa, CA (February 28, 2022) – Early on the morning of Saturday, February 26, one person was hurt when they were hit by a car in Costa Mesa. 

Initial reports reveal the auto-pedestrian wreck occurred on Newport Boulevard, south of East 17th Street at approximately 1:41 a.m. A preliminary investigation indicated that a pedestrian was struck by an Uber driver in the area. 

Officials found a gray 2010 Toyota Prius with major front-end damage at the scene. The pedestrian was transported to an area medical center with injuries. The extent of those injuries has not been reported at this time. 

Currently, police have not made any arrests related to the crash. The male Uber driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police. 

All southbound lanes of Newport Boulevard were closed for several hours at East 17th Street while emergency personnel worked at the scene. Nothing further has been reported at this time. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

California Car Accidents

Costa Mesa, CA - Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle on Newport Blvd near E 17th StThousands of people become involved in auto collisions in California every year. Catastrophic injuries often result from high-impact collisions, but people can also be hurt in minor fender benders. Given the fact that driving has become a necessity for many people, your chances of sustaining injuries in an accident are rather high. More than 3 million people sustain injuries in auto accidents in the United States every year. In California, more than 250,000 people are hurt in car wrecks each year. 

No matter how safely you drive, every time you get behind the wheel, you are putting yourself at risk for serious injury. If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a car accident, you may have the right toward financial compensation for your injuries and losses. A personal injury attorney in California is your best bet in successfully receiving full and fair compensation. 

Most car wrecks are the result of driver errors. Some common driver errors include: 

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Improper turning
  • Driving under the influence
  • Driver fatigue
  • Ignoring traffic signals
  • Reckless driving

Costa Mesa Auto Accident Attorneys

Regardless of the cause of your crash, you can trust the car accident lawyers in Costa Mesa at Beckerman Anderson. With decades of experience, we have recovered millions of dollars in settlements for our clients. Most auto accident claims reach a resolution through a detailed and intricate negotiation with an insurance company. Our skilled legal team is acutely aware of the fact that insurance companies possess an unfair advantage over the injured and will often try to settle car crash claims for as little money as possible. 

We will leverage our negotiating skills and legal knowledge to help you obtain the maximum compensation for your injuries. Our personal injury attorneys in Costa Mesa at Beckerman Anderson will work diligently to ensure that all of your losses are considered and compensated for. This includes medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, as well as any future financial needs that may arise. If the insurer does not cooperate, we are fully prepared to go to court. We have a proven track record of success in achieving desirable outcomes for our clients. 

Contact our law firm at 949-409-4299 in order to speak with a skilled and experienced attorney concerning your case.  

Note: These posts have been generated through the use of outside and secondary sources for Beckerman Anderson.  These sources include news stories, police reports, and first-hand accounts of accidents and the injuries involved. As a result, we have not been able to independently verify all of the details surrounding each accident that we post about. If you see any information that is not factual or is incorrect, please notify us immediately and we will ensure that the story is corrected with the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As members of our local community, we at Beckerman Anderson, strive to draw awareness to the dangers that are related to driving and provide overall safety information for our community members. We are always saddened when we learn about a serious injury accident in our area and hope that through awareness, drivers in our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid such accidents. The information provided in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. This story is not a solicitation for business. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.