One Killed, Kevin Torres-Valencia Detained in Torrance Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident
TORRANCE, CA (May 12, 2022) — Kevin Torres-Valencia was arrested in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Pacific Coast Highway near C. Mayor.
According to Torrance police, the fatal hit-and-run took place around 1:45 a.m. on Monday. For unknown reasons, a driver struck a woman crossing Pacific Coast Highway outside of a marked crosswalk.
As a result, the woman suffered major injuries. However, despite having received life-saving efforts, the woman died at the scene.
Shortly after, investigators, with the help of security camera footage and witnesses, were able to arrest 20-year-old Torres-Valencia of Wilmington at his home.
At this time, the crash requires further investigation. However, investigators will be looking into surveillance footage and speaking to witnesses regarding this incident.
We would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
It is never easy suffering a loss in the family due to a careless driver. If interested in knowing about your options, then turn to a wrongful death lawyer. The Law Offices of Daniel Kim provides legal guidance. We know the system and the best strategy to ensure you obtain full and fair compensation. If you have a wrongful death or a personal injury case worth discussing, call (800) 895-7199. We will work on your case while you recover. If you need a copy of the police report from the accident, we can also get that for you.