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Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2019) – A child riding a bicycle was injured in a hit-and-run accident that took place in Los Angeles on Friday, December 6th. The crash was reported around 8:25 p.m. in the 100 block of East 121st Street.
The California Highway Patrol responded to the scene shortly after the incident took place.
According to police, an 11-year-old child was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle near South Main Street. Rescue workers with the Los Angeles County Fire Department also responded to the scene, along with paramedics.
The child was treated at the scene. The full extent of his injuries is not known at this time.
Police have not provided any details on the hit-and-run vehicle or the suspect. No further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family. We hope for a full recovery.
A hit-and-run accident in California is a very serious event. Drivers who leave the scene of a crash are attempting to avoid responsibility for their actions in many cases. However, once these drivers are apprehended they will face tough penalties, including potential jail time for committing a felony offense.
If the hit-and-run driver also caused the crash to occur due to their negligence, they may face a claim from the person they injured as a result of the collision. When you have been the victim of a hit-and-run crash, you may be able to recover compensation from the responsible party for your damages, including pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills and potentially more.
Hit-and-run accident cases can quickly become complicated and should only be handled by an experienced California car accident attorney. At The May Firm, our team brings the skills that you need to receive a favorable resolution to your case.
For your free consultation with a member of our team, please give us a call any time at (844) 629-3476.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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