Westminster – Chuyen Nguyen of Westminster died today after she was struck by a car in a parking lot last night.
The accident happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday night in the Saigon City Supermarket parking lot, on the corner of Brookhurst Street and McFadden Avenue. Nguyen, 74, and her husband were walking in the parking lot when she was hit by a driver who was backing out of their parking spot.
Nguyen was rushed to UCI Medical Center in the city of Orange but sadly, she succumbed to her injuries at 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The driver who hit her was a 61 year old male who stayed behind to give his account of what happened to the police.
Pedestrians have right of way in California, even in parking lots. The driver of the car that struck her, and his insurance company, are certainly liable for the wrongful death of Ms. Nguyen. Her husband, and any children she may have, are all potential claimants again the insurance company. El Dabe Law Firm gives condolences to the family of the victim of this terrible accident.