Man Pronounced Dead after Fatal Collision near 27th Street

LONG BEACH, CA (February 3, 2023) – Saturday evening, one male pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident on Pacific Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene around 6:45 p.m., near 27th Street in the city of Long Beach after receiving multiple dispatch calls in the area.

At this time, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear. However, reports indicate that a man was hit by a vehicle that immediately fled the scene. Shortly after, two other vehicles also struck the man.

Upon arrival, units discovered a Honda Odyssey driven by a 78-year-old man. In addition, crews also located a 27-year-old male Hyundai Elentra driver.

Meanwhile, emergency crews extricated the trapped victim from underneath one of the vehicles. Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced the male pedestrian dead at the scene.

Investigators encourage those with further information about the hit-and-run accident on Pacific Avenue to contact their offices as soon as possible. Once available, more details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let their team help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. For more accident news, click here.

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