- January 4, 2010
- In car Accident
The Orange County Register reported that two vehicles on Western Avenue near Tyler Avenue fatally struck an Anaheim man in a pedestrian accident around 8 p.m. on Nov. 22. Anaheim police say the 35-year-old victim was crossing the street when he was struck by one car and was thrown into the path of another that also struck him. Police say that the man was first hit by a Toyota Camry northbound on Western Avenue traveling around 40 mph. Witnesses said that the victim was able to get up after being struck by the Camry, but was struck and killed by a Toyota RAV4 southbound in the No. 1 lane of Western Avenue.
Accident investigators said that the RAV4’s driver saw the victim and tried to avoid striking the man, but was unable to swerve out of the way in time. The Anaheim pedestrian accident victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The pedestrian accident is still under investigation.
Southern California pedestrian accidents kill and injure countless victims every year and many are caused by negligent drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and fail to see pedestrians or respect their right of way. If you or someone you care for has been injured in a pedestrian accident, call Anaheim personal injury attorney Samer Habbas today and schedule a free consultation. He may be able to help you and your family obtain the financial compensation you deserve to help with medical bills, lost wages and other accident-related expenses.