December 17, 2022

Los Angeles, CA – Driver Killed by Fleeing Vehicle on Newland St.

Los Angeles, CA - Driver Killed by Fleeing Vehicle on Newland St.

Los Angeles, CA (December 16, 2022) – Police were called to respond to a deadly car accident int the Westminster neighborhood. The accident took place around 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 16th.

Authorities attempted to stop the black Chevrolet Camaro near the intersection. However, the driver of the Camaro fled the scene. As he came to a red light, the driver failed to stop and proceeded into the intersection where he struck a black BMW near the Newland Garden Apartment. Sadly, the 64-year-old male driver of the BMW died from his injuries. His 54-year-old passenger was rushed to a local hospital where he was listed in critical but stable condition. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the crash. Following the accident, the suspect then fled the scene on foot and was later arrested after a manhunt that lasted for several hours. The victim was not identified.

Police are still investigating the crash. There is no further information available.

We would like to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this tragic car accident in Los Angeles.

Fatal Accidents in Los Angeles

Car accidents take place across Los Angeles County multiple times each day. About 5,000 individuals are hurt each year when they are involved in accidents that occur across our state. A substantial number of car accidents happen on major roadways. Crashes are more likely to occur on these roads because of the higher concentration of motorists and higher speed limits. Negligent drivers are very prevalent on highways and even a single mistake can lead to a chain of events that can alter the lives of many motorists.

If you or a loved one have sustained injuries in a Los Angeles car accident, you should be fully aware of your legal rights. Delaware law provides crash victims with remedies when they have been hurt in an accident that was not their fault. Crash victims can be entitled to receive compensation for their injuries and are entitled to be reimbursed for their medical bills. Depending on the severity of your injuries and medical treatment, the amount of your recovery could be substantial.

Here at Madison Law Group, our firm stands ready to provide assistance to you at any time. Our skilled and experienced attorneys understand what needs to be done to protect your rights and we will fight tirelessly to ensure that your future is secure. We firmly believe that all negligent drivers should be held accountable for their careless actions. From our office in Wilmington, we handle injury accidents that occur across the state.

We are standing by to assist you. Our firm always offers a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. Let us help you get through this difficult time in your life together. When we meet with you, we will go over all of your legal options and help you come to the best decision to secure your future. To schedule your free appointment with a car accident attorney in Los Angeles, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

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