Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Struck & Killed on Harbor Fwy

Los Angeles, CA (March 18, 2020) – Authorities with the California Highway Patrol stated that an unidentified man was hit and killed in South Los Angeles. The fatal auto-pedestrian collision was reported at around 3:05 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, March 15th.

According to officials, the victim was struck by a 2019 Lexus NX300 in the area of the Harbor Freeway and Vernon Avenue. Emergency crews arrived at the scene where the victim was sadly pronounced deceased.

The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The investigation into this crash is ongoing.

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

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

Records provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety show that fatal pedestrian accidents in California surged by around 32.8 percent from 2012 to 2016. Auto-pedestrian collisions are often severe due to reasons such as the vulnerability of the victim and the reckless actions of inattentive drivers. It is absolutely vital for victims and bereaved loved ones to protect their right to hold negligent parties accountable for their behavior.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers responsible 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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