Melaku Madhin has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian collision involving a truck that occurred on February 5. Mr. Madhin, a 62-year-old Lakewood Resident was walking across South Street wearing dark clothing at roughly 7:00 p.m. when he was struck by Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by a 27-year-old resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Authorities say the driver stopped and cooperated with authorities. The older man was badly injured and taken to an area hospital where he passed away from his injuries on February 14. Witnesses to the accident are being sought.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a truck accident attorney is typically a must in these situations. Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. To learn more, call us today at (818) 405-9091.