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Paramount, CA (November 26, 2019) – On Monday evening, November 25th, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy was struck by a fleeing suspect in the Paramount neighborhood of Los Angeles. The incident happened sometime around 9:30 p.m. at or near the intersection of Indiana Avenue and Jackson Street.
The victim, identified only as a Lakewood Station deputy, was struck by a suspect who was attempting to flee the area in an unspecified vehicle. The deputy was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition.
Police apprehended the suspect but no further information was reported.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Nationwide statistics show that a pedestrian is struck and killed by an automobile approximately every two hours in the United States. Moreover, pedestrian accidents in California were determined to make up around 11% of all traffic accident-related fatalities across the state. Sadly, these incidents are commonly caused by a mix of inattentive or blatantly criminal drivers, as well as the defenselessness of the victim.
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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