Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on 91 Freeway [Compton, CA]


Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Central Avenue

COMPTON, CA (August 8, 2022) – Early Monday morning, a pedestrian crash on 91 Freeway claimed the life of a man.

The incident happened at around 12:16 a.m. when a person contacted the California Highway Patrol to report that they had struck another person on the westbound Gardena Freeway near Central Avenue.

Emergency personnel was dispatched to the site of the accident and the responding officials declared the pedestrian dead at the scene.

At this time, the identities of those involved in the crash have not been made public, pending further investigation and notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, the involved driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators.

CHP then issued a SigAlert to shut down all westbound lanes. All lanes reopened around 4:00 a.m.

Compton officials are continuing to investigate the 91 Freeway pedestrian crash. Those with further information are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.


The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one  give you strength in the difficult days ahead.


It is vital to have solid legal representation on your side when losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands that nothing can alleviate the emotional pain of a death of a loved one, but they can help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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