Deadly Pedestrian Accident in Long Beach
David Bermudez, 72, has been pronounced dead a week after he was hit by a vehicle on November 12th.
Bermudez was the victim of a hit-and-run pedestrian accident that occurred in Long Beach at 6:20 p.m.
The incident occurred at Artesia Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue, per reports.
The man was rushed to a local hospital and sadly died as the result of his injuries on November 19th.
A westbound vehicle reportedly hit Bermudez outside of the crosswalk on Artesia Boulevard.
According to witnesses, the driver fled the scene in their dark-colored Toyota Camry.
No other reports have been made about the description of the driver.
Anybody with information is urged to contact LBPD.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of David Bermudez.
According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. In addition, 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.