Pacoima, CA (December 6, 2020) – Late last night, December 5, Saturday, a pedestrian was injured when they were struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Pacoima. The contributing factors of the accident are currently under local law enforcement investigation at this time.
Few details have been released regarding the crash. However, a news report stated that it occurred at the intersection of San Fernando Road and Paxton Street at approximately 10:58 p.m. when a pedestrian was hit by a car.
No one involved in the collision has been publicly identified at this time as an ongoing investigation is currently active. The severity of the victims’ injuries has not been reported to the public. The pedestrian has not been identified at this time, nor has anyone else involved in the accident.
The area of the intersection where the collision took place was closed for a period of time following while first responders were present at the accident scene. No further information is available.
We would like to offer our thoughts to everyone involved in this accident.
Los Angeles Pedestrian Accidents
Traffic accidents in California, unfortunately, occur hundreds of times per day. Recent statistics concerning the annual auto accident rates in California state that approximately 650 car accidents per day occur in the Golden State. Approximately 9 people per day are killed in California auto accidents or about 3,200 per year.
Pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles make up a large percentage of these collisions. In 2019, there were more than 14,000 pedestrians who sustained injuries in traffic accidents in California, a number of them in Los Angeles. On average, approximately 850 people are killed by Los Angeles pedestrian crashes.
Sadly, almost all of the traffic accidents that take place in the United States are the result of negligent driver errors. Statistics state that approximately 94% of all auto accidents that take place in the United States are the result of driver negligence. Some examples of driver negligence include but are not limited to; Fatigue, intoxication, and distraction.
In the event that you or a loved one of yours is injured in a negligently caused Los Angeles car accident, you could be entitled to significant financial compensation that may be able to cover the cost of your injuries, damages, and incurred losses that may have resulted from the crash. Being injured by another person’s carelessness may be a difficult and lengthy process to recover from, which is why there are Los Angeles personal injury attorneys who make it their duty to assist those who may find themselves stuck in such a situation.
The California auto accident attorneys at AgnewBrusavich have been successfully helping injured accident victims and their families get through arduous accident aftermaths since 1984. Our primary goal is to assist those who have been injured by another’s negligence to get the financial compensation they deserve in order to move forward swiftly and successfully from serious accident aftermath. Especially in the case that you or a loved one were catastrophically injured due to another’s recklessness. Call our law firm at (310) 928-9081 today in order to speak with a skilled and experienced California auto accident attorney concerning your own personal injury case and to see if you qualify for financial compensation for your injuries and losses.
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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 Southern 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.