Homeless Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash near Vienna Drive

SANTA ANA, CA (February 1, 2023) – Tuesday morning, a pedestrian accident on West 1st Street claimed the life of Melina Sierra Martinez.

The incident happened on January 17th, at around 5:55 a.m., at the 2800 block of West 1st Street. 

According to reports, Martinez was in the area when a vehicle struck her. The impact of the collision left her with fatal wounds.

As a result of the crash, medics pronounced 30-year-old Melina Sierra Martinez dead due to the extent of her injuries. At this time, it is unclear whether Martinez died at the scene or at a hospital.

Meanwhile, the involved driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Police do not believe alcohol to be a factor in the crash. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Melina Sierra Martinez. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat.

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