Male Pedestrian Pronounced Dead after Fatal Collision near Wilmington Boulevard

WILMINGTON, CA (April 10, 2023) – Sunday afternoon, one man was fatally struck in a pedestrian accident on Pacific Coast Highway.

Authorities responded to the scene around 5:20 p.m., near Wilmington Boulevard on April 2nd.

Per reports, a man was walking north across Pacific Coast Highway within a marked crosswalk against a red light when the driver of a westbound Scion xB struck him.

Upon impact, the driver of the Scion stopped and assisted the severely injured man. However, a second vehicle that struck the victim immediately fled the scene. Officers only described the second vehicle as a dark-colored sedan.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medical personnel pronounced the 52-year-old man dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released his identity.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

At this time, the pedestrian accident on Pacific Coast Highway is still under investigation and any witnesses are encouraged to call LAPD South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased man. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

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 legal issues impose challenges on 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 1-800-900-0000 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. For more accident news, click here.

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