Anaheim, CA (July 13, 2022) – A man lost his life in a fatal pedestrian crash Tuesday, July 12. The incident occurred at approximately 8:00 p.m. near Bellhaven Street. 

Sources say the incident occurred on Bellhaven Street near Sunkist Street when the man was riding a skateboard. For unknown reasons, he was fatally struck by an oncoming vehicle. 

Information from Anaheim police shows the driver stayed at the scene after the accident happened and cooperated with their investigation. The vehicle had heavy damage to its front end including a shattered windshield. 

The roadway was closed for some time while responders worked to secure the scene. Few details are currently available concerning the nature of the collision. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. 

California Pedestrian Crashes

Anaheim, CA - Man Killed in Pedestrian Wreck on Bellhaven St near Sunkist StState legislators in California are working to increase the safety of pedestrians on the roadways. A report published by the Division of Highway Traffic Safety showed that the auto-pedestrian crash rate in California is higher than any other state in the nation. The people most at risk of being seriously hurt or killed in pedestrian accidents are young children, those who cannot speak English, and the elderly. 

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a pedestrian-involved collision, allow a pedestrian crash attorney in Anaheim to help you recover. Our personal injury lawyers have the experience and skills needed to efficiently file a personal injury claim for financial compensation on your behalf. We will work diligently to ensure that your legal rights are protected and exercised so you can get the money you need to make a full and fast financial recovery. 

Unfortunately, depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be stuck in the hospital for weeks or even longer. You may have to go through painful therapies and maybe even surgeries in order to make a full recovery. These services can be exhausting and expensive. An attorney can help you get the money you need to pay for the medical care required for your specific injuries. 

Allow a lawyer to help you preserve your legal right toward financial compensation for your damages. The attorneys at Beckerman Anderson have been working for decades to help injured crash victims make full recoveries after they’ve been hurt by negligent drivers. 

Driver negligence causes more injuries than vehicle malfunctions and inclement weather combined. More than 93% of car crashes in the United States are the result of driver negligence. Contact a car crash lawyer in Anaheim as soon as you can to get the help you need to recover. 

If you have recently lost a loved one in a pedestrian collision, you deserve all the help you can get during this difficult time. Losing someone you love is never easy. It can be devastating and heartwrenching, making it difficult to go about your day-to-day life. The Anaheim wrongful death lawyers at Beckerman Anderson are here to help the surviving family members of deceased crash victims get the compensation they need to cover funeral costs and more. 

Call our law office at 949-409-4299 and schedule a consultation for a free evaluation of your California wrongful death 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.