February 20, 2023

Los Angeles, CA – Four Hospitalized in Crash on Sawtelle Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA - Four Hospitalized in Crash on Sawtelle Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA (February 20, 2023) – The Los Angeles Police Department and rescue officials responded to a crash involving injuries on Sunday, February 19th. The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Sawtelle Boulevard.

Police say that the driver was traveling on Sawtelle when he had a heart attack. His car collided with a dumpster that then struck several pedestrians. One of the pedestrians, identified as a 20-year-old woman, was riding an electric scooter when she was hit by the dumpster. She was rushed to a hospital with critical injuries. A 74-year-old man, along with a 24-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man, was also transported with serious injuries. There were listed in fair or moderate condition at the hospital. The identities of the victims have not been released. There is also no update on the driver’s condition at this time.

The accident remains under investigation. There is no additional information available

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

Injury Accidents in Los Angeles

Los Angeles and its surrounding areas are well-known for traffic and traffic accidents. With congested roadways and negligent drivers, crashes seem unavoidable. Most car accidents in Los Angeles occur because of negligent driving. A negligent driver may disobey traffic laws and will take unnecessary risks while driving. Aggressive drivers and distracted drivers are common sites on the local roadways. These drivers are placing their safety and the safety of all others around them at risk.

If you have been injured by the actions of a careless driver in Los Angeles, you may have important and valuable legal rights. Each year, thousands of people are injured when they are involved in collisions. Unfortunately, the injuries from a car accident can be quite serious and may linger for weeks or months after the crash has occurred. These injuries can affect every aspect of your life. In this scenario, you could be entitled to receive compensation for your lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Car accident law is complicated and should only be handled by a skilled and experienced lawyer.

Here at Madison Law Group, our team can help if you have been the victim of a local accident. We know what you are going through and the feelings that you are experiencing. Our attorneys can help to take some of the burdens off of you during this difficult time so that your focus is on your healing and recovery.

We are standing by to take your call at any time. Free consultations and case evaluations are available for all potential and prospective clients. When you have been hurt in a crash that was not your fault, we will always fight to hold the responsible driver accountable. To schedule your free appointment with a Los Angeles car accident attorney, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.