Woman Killed in Pacoima Pedestrian Accident on Highway 118 near San Fernando Road

Woman Struck and Killed by Car on Highway 118 near San Fernando Road in Pacoima


Pacoima, California (November 21, 2019) – A woman was killed in a pedestrian accident on Wednesday, November 20, in Pacoima.

According to a police report, the fatal accident occurred on 118 Freeway near San Fernando Road.

The authorities said the driver was getting on the 118 Freeway when he lost control of his van on rain-slicked roads.

He over-corrected and the van spun out before rolling over the side of the embankment and landed into a homeless encampment.

A woman who was in the encampment was killed in the accident

The identity of the deceased was not immediately disclosed.

The van driver was unhurt.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.