Costa Mesa, CA (June 17, 2022) – Linda Lefler was identified as the victim who lost her life in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Costa Mesa. The incident was reported to authorities in the area at around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15. 

Sources say the fatal wreck happened on Fairview Road near Baker Street when 64-year-old Lefler was hit by a car. She succumbed to her injuries on-site, according to reports. 

The driver who struck the woman left the scene without stopping to render aid or wait for authorities to arrive. Police identified the involved vehicle as possibly a silver Toyota sedan with moderate front-end and windshield damage. 

Police have not provided any details concerning the driver. Nothing further has been reported at this time. 

Authorities in Costa Mesa continue to investigate. 

California Car Crashes

Costa Mesa, CA - Fatal Hit & Run Accident Takes One Life on Fairview Rd near Baker StCar crashes in Southern California happen frequently, occurring more than 400,000 times per year. In these accidents over 150,000 people sustain injuries and more than 3,500 lose their lives every year. California sees more car wrecks than any other state in the nation. 

Usually, crash victims need immediate and sometimes long-term hospitalization due to the injuries they sustain. The treatments they need to recover can be exhausting and expensive, draining a victim’s energy as well as their bank account. If this sounds familiar, you may have legal options available to help you move forward from the aftermath of your crash. 

Have you determined who or what caused your collision? If you believe that another driver acted negligently and caused your accident, you may be eligible for financial compensation that can help you pay for things like medical care and lost wages.


Call the law office of Beckerman Anderson to be connected with a lawyer who can help you get the compensation you need to recover from the difficulties you face after being hurt in a wreck. Our skilled attorneys have worked for decades to help people like you recover. You don’t deserve to have to pay for all of the costs associated with your accident by yourself. If another person caused your injuries, they should be held accountable for their actions. 

We know how difficult it can be to try and make a full recovery physically, mentally, and financially after a serious car accident. Allow our firm to help you through this trying time in your life by providing you with the opportunity to file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. 

Call Beckerman Anderson at 949-409-4299 and schedule a consultation for a free evaluation of your California personal injury claim.

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.