Echo Park, CA (January 01, 2021) – Two men are in the hospital with serious injuries after they were hit by a car while they were patronizing a food vendor in Echo Park on Saturday, December 26th.
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the accident was brought to the attention of authorities at about 9:30 p.m. and occurred in the 1200 block of Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park when a sedan crashed into a mobile pizza stand.
At this time, it is unknown what caused the accident or who was driving the car.
This accident is under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Traffic Division.
No additional details are available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Echo Park
In California, car crashes are the leading source of unintentional fatalities and injuries. In 2018, California’s rate of deadly accidents dropped by 8.3% from the year before and the rate of actual fatalities fell from 3,884 to 3,563 across the state. The average crash fatality rate in California is 9 fatalities for every 100,000 residents.
After being injured in an accident, you could be forced to pay outstanding medical bills and as a result, and be faced with a difficult financial burden. Allow a California car accident attorney to evaluate your case and see if you qualify for financial compensation due to your injuries and losses you may have suffered in a recent accident.
In the worst-case scenario that you are under the impression that someone you love was fatally injured in a negligently caused California traffic collision, you could be entitled to significant compensation for your losses and incurred damages that may have resulted from your loved one’s recent traffic accident. Consulting a California wrongful death attorney is your best bet in receiving full and fair compensation in order to cover things like funeral costs and outstanding medical bills. You can also collect compensation in the form of pain and suffering, among other forms.
The Orange County personal injury lawyers at Beckerman Anderson have an excellent track record when it comes to providing victims and their families with the best, most effective legal help available. We hold a firm belief that no one should ever have to pay for being injured by another person’s negligence and that people who cause accidents due to being careless or otherwise inattentive should be held accountable for their actions.
Depending on the circumstances of your case, we will award you compensation in the form of punitive damages and loss of consortium in order for you to get your life back on track as quickly and seamlessly as possible after your accident. Call (949) 474-2254 today to speak with an experienced attorney concerning your California personal injury case.
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