Man in Wheelchair Died after Pedestrian Accident on Long Beach Boulevard

LONG BEACH, CA (November 30, 2022) – Early Thursday morning, an old man died following a pedestrian crash at 27th Street.

The incident happened on November 24th, at about 12:42 a.m. involving a pedestrian in a wheelchair and a 2017 Toyota Camry.

Initial investigation showed that the Camry traveling south on Long Beach Boulevard struck the pedestrian crossing a crosswalk at 27th Street.

Responding officers and crews arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver of the Camry remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

At this time, police are unable to determine who had the right of way. However, neither speed nor impairment was a factor in the crash.

No other information was released and any witnesses are to contact the detectives at 562-570-7355 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing someone in a 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 them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Moreover, call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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