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Adrienne Bates Struck, Killed by Vehicle on Artesia Boulevard in Long Beach

Adrienne Bates ID’d as Woman Killed In Long Beach Pedestrian Accident on Artesia Boulevard near 710 Freeway Off-Ramp

Long Beach, California (May 1, 2020) –  The woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Long Beach has been identified as Adrienne Bates, 54, of Cudahy.

Authorities said the deadly accident took place at around 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, on Artesia Boulevard near the northbound Long Beach (710) Freeway off-ramp.

According to the authorities, Bates was outside of the designated crosswalk when she was hit by a vehicle that traveling eastbound on Artesia Boulevard.

Bates died at the scene of the accident.

The driver involved stopped at the scene and was cooperative, authorities said.

Police shut down the off-ramp to investigate the cause of the accident.

No other details about the crash were immediately given. The accident remains under investigation.

A person on foot is no match for a vehicle. Pedestrians have virtually no protection when they are hit by cars, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles. Sadly, this often leads to catastrophic injuries and/or death. “Due to the incredibly serious nature of these types of injuries, pedestrian accident cases often require special care in order to help ensure victims receive the full compensation they need for extensive medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, in-home care, lost past and future earnings, and numerous other economic and non-economic damages”, Said Arin Khodaverdian, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney.

Arin noted that pedestrians, in most instances, have the right-of-way when crossing a street or an intersection. According to Arin, to properly investigate a pedestrian crash and prove negligence, enough resources are required. “A skilled attorney has the resources and will help investigate the accident to determine the party at fault,” Arin said

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