Francisco Javier Acosta Killed in Accident

February 27, 2023

Pedestrian Crash Kills Francisco Javier Acosta 

68-year-old Francisco Javier Acosta, of Lake Havasu, sadly fell victim to a deadly pedestrian accident in Needles, California. 

The incident took place on the 40 Freeway on Sunday, February 19th.

At just about 7:42 in the evening, a Toyota Camry struck Acosta within the eastbound lanes. 

Despite life-saving measures, the man was declared dead at the scene shortly after the arrival of paramedics. 

CHP officials are working to determine liability for the accident. 

California has the highest pedestrian fatality rate which is 25% higher than the national average. 

Due to the vulnerability that pedestrians face on the road, it is important that they take the proper precaution. Below are some tips: 

  • Avoid distractions (headphones, use of cell phone)
  • Be aware of your surroundings 
  • Adhere to all traffic laws & signals 
  • Always use the crosswalk 

If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a pedestrian crash, contact Avian Law Group today. You can reach our firm at (888) 231-3513.

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