Unidentified Man Fatally Struck in Scooter Collision near Cerritos Avenue

LONG BEACH, CA (July 7, 2023) – Tuesday night, one man was killed in an electric scooter accident on Pacific Coast Highway.

Police responded to the scene around 8:45 p.m., near Cerritos and Junipero Avenue on June 13th.

Officers say the driver of a 2018 Dodge Challenger struck a man riding an electric scooter. Per reports, the Dodge was heading east on Pacific Coast Highway as the rider was attempting to cross northbound outside of a marked crosswalk.

Upon impact, the 21-year-old male driver of the Dodge contacted authorities and remained at the scene to cooperate.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics eventually pronounced the male scooter rider dead at the scene. Although, crews have not yet released his identity.

Emergency personnel blocked off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleaning operations. Following preliminary duties, police listed out speed, alcohol, or drugs as a potential factor in the fatal scooter accident on Pacific Coast Highway.

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

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 900-0000 . For more accident news, click here.

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