Highland Park, CA – Woman Hit & Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Crash on Lewis St

Highland Park, CA (December 31, 2019) – A female pedestrian was tragically struck and killed by a motor vehicle on Monday afternoon, December 30th, in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The fatal accident took place at around 4:30 p.m. in the 400 block of Lewis Street, according to authorities.

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department stated that an unspecified vehicle hit a pedestrian, identified only as a 46-year-old woman. Medical personnel responded to the site of the collision and sadly pronounced the victim deceased.

The events that led to this incident are presently under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles

It is an unfortunate fact that pedestrian accidents in California are directly responsible for around 11 percent of all accident-related deaths throughout the state. These types of collisions are often caused by reckless and utterly inattentive drivers. Safeguarding your rights as either a victim or a bereaved family member during such a difficult time is essential.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.

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