Man Struck & Killed by Vehicle on Arrow Route
57-year-old Lawrence Torres died as the result of a pedestrian crash in Fontana Monday night.
The incident occurred on February 21st on Arrow Route near Mulberry Avenue.
It is unclear at this time what caused the vehicle to hit the man.
When emergency personnel arrived they located Torres on the ground with life-threatening injuries.
Sadly, the victim died at the scene.
Reports also did not include whether or not the involved driver stopped at the scene.
A stretch of Arrow Route was also closed down for a period of time by CHP for investigation purposes.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Lawrence Torres.
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.
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.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.