April 26, 2023

Los Angeles, CA – 14-Year-Old Girl Struck near School at 14th St. and Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA - 14-Year-Old Girl Struck near School at 14th St. and Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA (April 26, 2023) – A 14-year-old student was struck by a car near a Los Angeles middle school on Wednesday, April 26th. The crash took place near Berendo Middle School at the intersection of 12th Street West and Vermont Avenue.

According to Alberto Carvalho of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the student was walking near the campus when she was struck by a vehicle. The girl sustained injuries of unknown severity. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment, and there is no update on her condition at this time. There is no available description of the vehicle or the driver as police are investigating the accident. Motorists were asked to avoid the area and to find an alternate route of travel if possible.

The crash took place just one day after another student and her mother was struck outside a Los Angeles school, killing the mother and seriously injuring the girl. At this time, it is unclear if any charges will be filed. The crash remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those who were affected by this pedestrian crash in Los Angeles. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles

With a population of nearly 40 million people, Los Angeles is the second most-populated city in the country. Along with this comes the possibility of pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians in Los Angeles are very vulnerable to being killed or seriously injured when they are involved in a crash. According to statistics, about 80% of all Los Angeles pedestrian accidents will end with injuries. Most injuries sustained in these types of accidents are serious in nature and will require victims to seek long-term medical care. In the worst-case scenario, the crash can be fatal.

A Los Angeles pedestrian accident must be carefully investigated by police in order to determine the cause as well as who should be held responsible. In some cases, a negligent driver is at fault for the crash. These incidents can occur due to distraction, speeding, reckless driving, impairment, and more. In some instances, the pedestrian may be walking a night or in a poorly-lit area when the crash occurs.

Here at Madison Law Group, we can help when you have been affected by a serious crash. We handle all types of injury cases, including pedestrian accidents. Our experienced legal team can help when you have been victimized by someone else’s negligence. We firmly believe that all negligent drivers should be held accountable for their actions.

Our team is here to help you at any time. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will go over your case in detail and explain your legal rights and options. To speak with a Los Angeles pedestrian accident attorney, please contact us at the link on our site or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.