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Long Beach, CA – Kevin Evans Dies in Hit-&-Run at Pacific Coast Hwy & Harbor Ave

February 18, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Long Beach, CA (February 17, 2023) – On Tuesday, February 14, a man was killed after a hit-and-run accident in the Long Beach area. 

The fatal crash was reported near the crossing of Pacific Coast Highway and Harbor Avenue at around 9:15 a.m. Authorities found a male victim lying at the scene. The man was reportedly suffering from life-threatening injuries and appeared to have been involved in a collision. 

The victim, 59-year-old Kevin Evans, was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, local authorities have limited information regarding the at-fault motorist. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is in the hands of local authorities. 

Deadly Hit-&-Run Crashes in California

Long Beach, CA - Kevin Evans Dies in Hit-&-Run at Pacific Coast Hwy & Harbor AveHit-and-run accidents happen when at least one party to the collision leaves the site without providing assistance or information to others involved. Hit-and-run accidents often involve pedestrians, and almost 5% of traffic deaths were the result of hit-and-runs. Every year, there is an average 7.2% growth in hit-and-runs nationwide, and 20% of pedestrian crash fatalities were caused by vehicles that fled the scene.

A close relative acting as the decedent’s estate representative will bring a wrongful death lawsuit to seek restitution from those who caused the untimely death of the victim. A wrongful death lawsuit seeks to hold those accountable for their involvement in the fatal accident that caused the person’s death in order to recover damages. You need a wrongful death attorney in order to make sure you do not overlook any pivotal steps in the process. 

The grief and devastation that come with losing a loved one as a result of another’s carelessness is almost impossible to bear, and it may place unforeseen financial responsibilities on those who are close to the victim. Survivors may face a variety of losses as a result of the tragedy, and they may be able to recoup those costs by bringing a wrongful death claim with the aid of an experienced California wrongful death lawyer.

You are undoubtedly feeling a great deal of sadness if a loved one died as a result of another driver’s recklessness on the road. When you lose a family member, a Long Beach wrongful death attorney can help you file a claim for damages against the responsible party. The Wilshire Law Firm has a history of supporting the victim’s surviving family members with their financial recovery following an unexpected death.

Call an attorney at 800-358-1884 to learn more about how we might be able to help you recover financially after the loss of a loved one.