Semi-Truck Hits & Kills Woman on East End Avenue
A Long Beach resident, ID’d as Dina Silva Martinez, 44, was hit and killed by a semi truck Monday afternoon.
The incident took place in Long Beach just minutes after 12 p.m. on June 6th.
It is unclear at this time what led up to the accident.
Sadly, Martinez succumbed to her injuries.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability for the crash.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dina Silva Martinez.
According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.