Los Angeles, CA (July 19, 2020) – Police officials have now reported there was a man who was struck and killed by two separate vehicles on Thursday night, July 16th. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of Wall Street and Vernon Avenue in South Los Angeles at around 10:25 p.m.
According to officers, an unidentified male pedestrian was walking west along Vernon Avenue when he was struck by an unspecified eastbound vehicle. The force of the collision threw the victim into the eastbound lanes where he was then struck by a Dodge Charger.
Police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians responded to the scene where they transported the critically injured man to a nearby hospital. He succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
No details have been released concerning the drivers involved but the investigation remains ongoing. Authorities have not reported any further information.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles
Throughout the year 2014, a total of 753 pedestrians were struck and killed by various types of vehicles all around the state of California. Pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles and many other areas neighboring Orange County are no different than those which occur anywhere else in that many are abruptly caused by reckless motorists every single day. Negligent parties exhibit little to no regard for the safety of other people, and actions such as distracted driving, DUI, and speeding are often responsible for many of the most devastating collisions. It is imperative for victims and bereaved loved ones to know that they may have serious rights during such an overwhelming and difficult time.
In countless instances, the actions of irresponsible drivers have led to severe wounds and fatalities all over California. As a family member of someone who has wrongfully lost their life, it is important to know that you should not be liable for the financial burdens that follow. Families who have detrimentally suffered due to someone else’s actions may wish to hold the negligent party accountable for wrongful death.
After unexpectedly losing a loved one in a serious collision, there can often be nothing more important than obtaining sympathetic representation that will fight for the fairness you deserve. A motivated and compassionate attorney can greatly assist you along the often challenging road toward financial recovery. The moments after losing a loved one are no time to worry about your financial stability, and a proficient attorney understands your needs during such a time and will go to work on your behalf as soon as possible.
Our capable and considerate Orange County wrongful death attorneys at Beckerman Anderson recognize the sensitive nature of a sudden accident. We are devoted to representing those who have unfairly suffered by no fault of their own. If you have suffered the loss of a family member due to the actions of a negligent party, please don’t hesitate to contact our Orange County wrongful death attorneys today at (949) 474-2254.
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Disclaimer: As members of our local community, we at Beckerman Anderson, strive to draw awareness to the dangers that are related to driving and provide overall safety information for our community members. We are always saddened when we learn about a serious injury accident in our area and hope that through awareness, drivers in our community will take the necessary precautions to avoid such accidents. The information provided in these posts should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. This story is not a solicitation for business. The photographs used in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.