43-Year-Old Man Falls Victim to Hit-and-Run Accident in Newport Beach
The man who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Newport Beach has been ID’d as Randon William Cintron, 43, of Costa Mesa.
According to the LA Times, it was around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 10th when the incident occurred.
Cintron was fatally struck by a vehicle on Jamboree Road and sadly died at the scene.
The involved driver fled the scene and was later located and arrested.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Randon William Cintron.
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.
There was also 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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.