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Los Angeles, CA (September 11, 2019) – Authorities confirmed that a pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor vehicle in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, September 10th. The fatal incident occurred at the intersection of Figueroa Street and 51st Street in the Vermont Square neighborhood of the city.
Police said the victim was walking in the area of the aforementioned intersection at approximately 9:42 p.m. when they were struck. Medical crews were summoned to the scene alongside police where the victim was pronounced deceased.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian was uninjured in the collision and there has been no word concerning any charges. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
On average, a pedestrian in California is reported to be struck and killed by a motor vehicle approximately every two hours. Pedestrian accidents in California have been reported to make up 11% of all motor vehicle accident deaths in the state. These detrimental statistics are often due to the vulnerability of a pedestrian at the time of a collision.
Deadly accidents can occur at any time, resulting in not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but the burden of extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is important for bereaved family members to understand that they have substantial rights at this time.
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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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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