Los Angeles, CA (August 22, 2020) – A man was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle early on Saturday morning, August 22nd, in Los Angeles. The fatal collision was reported at the intersection of Florence Avenue and Alameda Street around 4:30 a.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a man believed to be in his 30s was walking in the area when he was struck by an unspecified vehicle. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene where the victim was pronounced deceased by authorities with the Los Angeles County coroner's office.
At this time, few details have been reported and no information was released regarding the driver involved in the accident. The events that led to this collision are under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles
In the year 2018, serious pedestrian collisions claimed the lives of at least 893 people all throughout the state of California, according to authorities. This number represents a 26% rise in fatal auto-pedestrian accidents from the figures that were reported back during 2014. Altogether, between the years of 2009 and 2018, a total of at least 7,500 pedestrians were hit and killed in various collisions all across the state, some of which were reported as deadly pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, these kinds of accidents all around the state only continue to take place as the fatality rate of pedestrian collisions in California is about 25% over the national average.
There is no excuse for such actions as distracted or intoxicated driving, and in the case of an irresponsible motorist who has caused a fatal pedestrian accident, loved ones are encouraged to hold that party accountable for wrongful death in Los Angeles. The anguish of losing a family member in an unexpected collision is a life-alternating occurrence and finding compassionate representation that understands the sensitive nature of such a time can be vital.
Serious accidents don't only cause immense physical and emotional suffering but also leave surviving parties with the high costs of hospitalization and continued medical treatment or funeral costs, among other financial burdens. When a reckless party causes the suffering of another person, that party must be held responsible for compensating the victims. An aggressive pedestrian accident attorney in Los Angeles County will assist you along the often turbulent road to financial recompense. The bottom line is that there is absolutely never any viable reason why innocent people should suffer any more than they already have at the hands of a negligent party.
At AgnewBrusavich, our dedicated car accident attorneys are devoted to helping those who have wrongfully suffered at the hands of an irresponsible party. We understand the overwhelming moments that follow a sudden and severe accident, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have lost a loved one because of someone else's negligence in the Long Beach area, visit https://agnewbrusavich.com/ or contact our wrongful death attorneys at (310) 928-9081 today.
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