Los Angeles, CA – Two Pedestrians Struck by DUI Driver near Highland Ave & Franklin Ave

Los Angeles, CA (September 3, 2019) – Two pedestrians suffered injuries following a collision caused by an intoxicated driver on Monday night, September 2nd. The incident occurred at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Franklin Avenue in Los Angeles at approximately 11:10 p.m.

According to Hollywood Police, the exact events that led to the incident are unclear but paramedics were immediately summoned to the scene. The driver remained at the accident where he or she failed a field sobriety test and was subsequently arrested.

Both of the injured victims were promptly transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Neither their identities nor their current conditions were released.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

Due to the extreme vulnerability of the victim at the time of impact, pedestrians are at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries during an accident with a motor vehicle. In fact, pedestrian accidents in California have been reported to make up 11% of all California motor vehicle accident deaths.

Unfortunately, fatal accidents can occur at any time, subsequently leaving loved ones with not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is important for both victims or a bereaved family to understand that they likely have significant 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 been injured or 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 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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