A 40-year-old man was struck and killed by a car in Anaheim while attempting to cross the street Saturday night. The hit-and-run accident occurred at 11:00 p.m. near 2675 W. Cerritos Avenue Saturday evening. The victim remains unidentified and the driver fled the scene. A passing motorist called the accident in but was unable to give the police any information on the victim or his identity.
The man was pronounced dead at the UCI Medical Center in Orange and is to date, unclaimed by friends or family. Police describe him as 5 foot 3 weighing 170 pounds with tattoos on his fingers and chest. They urge anyone to come forward with information.
Stories like this all too familiar and unfortunate and the family members are often times left to grieve the loss of a loved one due to someone else’s carelessness. When tragedy strikes your life in this manner, you can take the case to court and receive financial reparation for your loss. Contact our law offices regarding the possible filing of a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of your deceased love one. We can talk with you regarding the case via a free consultation and let you know what your legal options are.