January 24, 2023

Los Angeles, CA – Hit-and-Run Crash on W. 6th St. Leaves One Dead


Los Angeles, CA - Hit-and-Run Crash on W. 6th St. Leaves One Dead

Los Angeles, CA (January 24, 2023) – The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the scene of a deadly hit-and-run accident in the Westlake area. The crash was reported around 7:30 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of West 6th Street and South Bonnie Brae Street.

According to a report from police, a male pedestrian in his 20s was walking on 6th Street when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene following the crash. The male pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials have not released his identity. There is no description of the vehicle or the suspect available at this time. Authorities continue to search for the driver, and charges are pending the outcome of an investigation.

No further information is available at this time. Anyone with any details on the crash is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department.

Fatal Car Accidents in Los Angeles

Los Angeles can be a dangerous place for motorists. With a complex system of freeways and congested traffic, it is common to see accidents on our local roadways. In many instances, car accidents are caused by careless and reckless drivers. These drivers are involved in collisions when they fail to follow traffic laws. Speeding, impairment, distraction, and more can cause major crashes to occur in an instant. Every crash must be closely investigated by police in order to determine exactly how it occurred.

There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one following a car accident in Los Angeles or the surrounding areas. This is especially true if your family member was killed by a negligent driver in a crash that was not their fault. When a fatal accident occurs, family members often wonder if there is anything that they can do to protect their legal rights. Under California law, there may be an option to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. In this case, loved ones can file on behalf of their relative. These lawsuits can seek compensation for lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

A Los Angeles wrongful death case is complicated and should only be pursued by an experienced attorney. Here at Madison Law Group, we have a team of dedicated professionals who can take on any type of serious accident case. Our attorneys have multiple years of experience handling serious cases in the Los Angeles area. When you come to us, you are getting a law firm that will fight for you every step of the way.

We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our firm always offers a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will explain your legal rights and options so that you understand what you need to do next. To schedule a time to meet with a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

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