Angeles, California (February 9, 2020) – Mamlekat Joseph, 71, has
been identified as the woman who died after being hit by a bus on Saturday
The fatal pedestrian accident happened at Magnolia
Avenue and West Third Street at about 11:16 a.m. February 8, according
to the California Highway Patrol.
Long Beach Police Department said the woman was walking across Magnolia Avenue when a 2002 Bluebird Bus that was traveling northbound hit her.
The paramedics who responded to the incident
had to extricate the Long Beach woman from under the bus. Sadly, she died at
The 25-year-old man from Van Nuys who
was driving the bus remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities.
The authorities determined that neither
alcohol, drugs, or distracted driving were factors in the accident.
No additional information was provided.
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.