A pedestrian crossing Pacific Coast Highway at Artesia Blvd. in Hermosa Beach was struck by a car and suffered critical injuries today.
The accident happened at about 7:15 a.m. According to the Long Beach Police Department, the pedestrian, a female, was crossing PCH at Temple Ave. when a Toyota 4Runner SUV which was eastbound on PCH hit her.
The driver of the SUV remained at the scene of the accident and cooperated with police. The female pedestrian was transported to a local hospital.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries or death as the result of a negligent driver, you should speak to a car accident lawyer about your right to compensation. Medical bills and lost wages can quickly add up. Even if you have health insurance, there may be co-pays and deductibles to deal with. The responsible party's insurance company should pay for your losses and pain.
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