Woman Killed, Man Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Westminster Avenue in Garden Grove

1 Killed and 1 Injured in Garden Grove Pedestrian Accident on Westminster Avenue near Brookhurst Street


Garden Grove, California (January 30, 2020) – A 77-year-old woman was killed and a 79-year-old man seriously after being struck by a van on Wednesday afternoon in Garden Grove.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal accident happened at about 7 p.m. January 29, on Westminster Avenue, just west of Brookhurst Street.

A Toyota Sienna driven by a 45-year-old man drifted into a sidewalk for unknown reasons and plowed into a man and woman.

The two pedestrians were pinned underneath the van before being rescued by the Good Samaritans.

Paramedics responded to the scene and rushed the victims to UCI Medical Center.

Sadly, the woman succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment.

The male pedestrian remains hospitalized with multiple fractures.

A 3-year-old boy who was a passenger in the van was taken to CHOC Children’s Hospital as a precautionary measure.

The driver of the van remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.

The police did not suspect alcohol and drugs as factors in the accident.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the crash is asked to call Garden Grove Police Department’s Traffic Investigator Paul Ashby 714-741-5823.

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.