Deadly Pedestrian Crash Reported on Highway 273
52-year-old Lawrence Dan Alsenz diede in a pedestrian accident on August 23rd in Redding, CA.
According to reports, the crash took place at 11:50 p.m. on Highway 273.
Alsenz was pushing a shopping cart within the southbound lanes when a Buick sedan hit him.
The pedestrian became trapped underneath the vehicle and sadly died despite being extricated.
Investigators are actively working to piece together all of the details of the accident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Lawrence Dan Alsenz.
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 your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.