Woman Dies in Pedestrian Accident Chino at Eucalyptus Avenue and Galloping Hills Toad in Chino Hills
Chino Hills, California (September 21, 2019) – A woman was killed in a pedestrian accident at an intersection in Chino Hills last Saturday night.
The deadly pedestrian accident occurred at about 8:45 P.m. at the intersection of Eucalyptus Avenue and Galloping Hill Road.
31-year-old Juan Liu, a 9-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl were out for evening walk when a 2012 Hyundai driven by a 24-year-old woman struck her.
Both children were not related to the victim and were unharmed in the crash.
The paramedics arrived at the scene and performed first aid to a victim before transporting her to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.
No further information was provided.
An investigation into the incident is underway.
Losing a loved one in an accident is saddening. It is even more difficult when the death was caused by the negligence of a person of an entity. Wrongful death lawsuits are usually separate from any criminal proceedings that may take place. In California, the surviving spouse, domestic partner and the surviving children of the deceased may pursue compensation in the event of a wrongful. In special cases, siblings, parents and dependents of the deceased may file a wrongful death claim.
The plaintiffs may recover compensations for:
- Burial/funeral costs
- Medical expenses incurred as a result of the accident prior to the death of a loved one.
- Loss of support, for those financially dependent on the deceased
- Lost income, including lost expected income that the deceased would have reasonably earned
- Pain and suffering.