17-Year-Old Killed in Long Beach Scooter Accident

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LONG BEACH, Calif – According to KABC7, a 17-year old boy was killed in a Long Beach hit and run accident. The suspect returned to the scene and was later taken into custody. Instances as distressing as this underscore the significance of pursuing justice with the aid of a proficient wrongful death lawyer who can offer the essential legal assistance.

According to the Long Beach Police Department, the teenager was struck while on their scooter at approximately 12:40 AM at Orange Street and South Street. 

A northbound 2012 Cadillac SRX on Orange Avenue struck the teenager and then the female driver fled the scene. Shortly thereafter, the driver hit a building at 6100 Orange Avenue, leaving their vehicle and fleeing on foot. 

The victim was rushed to the hospital where they later succumbed to their injuries. 

A short time later, the suspect returned to the scene and was apprehended. Speed and impaired driving are considered to be contributing factors to the crash. 

We at Belal Hamideh Law empathize with our clients in the wake of such a loss and support them every step of the way. Reaching out to an attorney after the passing of someone you love is not something anyone ever thinks about. No amount of compensation can bring your loved one back. That said, an experienced wrongful death lawyer can help you to receive the compensation to have a foundation from which to start the next phase of your life. 

Belal Hamideh can help you to recover compensation for medical bills, medical treatment, your pain, suffering, more. To schedule a free case evaluation, message Belal through this site or call.