January 06, 2023

Los Angeles, CA – One Killed in Multi-Car Accident on 405 Fwy.

Los Angeles, CA - One Killed in Multi-Car Accident on 405 Fwy.

Los Angeles, CA (January 6, 2023) – Officials with the California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal car accident in Los Angeles on Friday, January 6th. The collision occurred just after 2:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the 405 Freeway at the Santa Monica Boulevard off-ramp.

According to a report from troopers, several vehicles were involved in the crash. One of the cars hit a center divider, ejecting an occupant from the vehicle. The victim landed on the Freeway and was struck by an oncoming vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is not available at this time. There is no word on whether anyone else was injured as a result of the collision.

All southbound lanes of the roadway were shut down for several hours while the accident was investigated by the CHP. There is no word at this time on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further information is available at this time. An investigation is ongoing.

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.

Fatal Accidents in Los Angeles

In 2021, there were nearly 300 people who lost their lives in Los Angeles car accidents. This number was an increase of 21% from 2020 and 19% from 2019. Also in 2021, there were 1,465 serious injuries reported, a 30% increase over the same time period in 2020. Based on these statistics, it appears that our state’s roadways are becoming more dangerous over the past few years. The cause of these accidents varies but includes following too closely, failing to stop at red lights, driving under the influence, speeding, and more. Each accident must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause and who should be held responsible.

Victims who are injured in Los Angeles car accidents can seek compensation. The damages that they can receive include medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more. Before speaking with an insurance adjuster, you should always consult with an experienced Los Angeles car accident attorney as soon as possible. The value of your claim depends on many factors. In cases of death or serious injury, the claim is worth more than a victim who suffered relatively minor or recoverable injuries.

Here at Madison Law Group, our experienced Los Angeles car accident lawyers are here to help during your time of need. We have the experience to assist you in receiving the compensation that you deserve. We are always here to fight for you and to fully protect your legal rights.

Our firm is standing by to speak with you at any time. Our consultations are always for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will discuss all of the facts of your case and assist you in making the best decision for your future. To schedule your time to speak 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.

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