June 17, 2023
Los Angeles, CA – One Killed, Two Hurt in Suspected DUI Crash on LA Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA (June 17, 2023) – Officials in the Los Angeles area responded to the scene of a fatal collision on Friday night, June 16th. The accident took place around 11:45 p.m. on LaBrea Avenue near Coliseum Street.
According to a report from the Los Angeles Police Department, a car was traveling southbound on LaBrea Avenue when the vehicle made a left turn in front of a northbound car. The two vehicles collided. Three teenagers, ages 17 and 18, were occupying the northbound vehicle at the time of the crash. The driver, an 18-year-old Hispanic male, was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Two passengers, both 17-year-old females, were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
No one involved in the crash has been identified at this time. No additional injuries were reported. It is believed that the driver of the southbound vehicle may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol when the accident happened.
An investigation is ongoing. No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to those who were affected by this fatal DUI crash in Los Angeles.
DUI Crashes in California
Driving under the influence is a major issue in California. In a recent year, more than 1,000 motorists lost their lives in crashes involving drugs or alcohol. DUI accidents account for about 30% of all total traffic fatalities reported in our state. This number certainly underscores the dangers posed by drivers who choose to operate their vehicles while under the influence. Driving while impaired is one of the most careless and reckless behaviors in which a driver can engage. While police have cracked down on drinking and driving, it remains a problem for all other motorists in the state.
If you or a family member have been affected by a California DUI crash, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible. In most instances, DUI accidents involve innocent victims who were merely in the wrong place at the wrong time. Having a skilled attorney by your side will ensure that justice is served and that your legal rights are fully protected.
Here at Madison Law Group, our attorneys are here for you. We know that a DUI accident can turn your world upside down in just a matter of seconds. We will assist you following a serious crash. Our goal is to help you get the full compensation that you need and deserve. Your time to act may be limited. You should speak with an attorney in order to safeguard your legal rights.
Our firm is standing by to assist you at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will go over all of the details of your case and will help to provide you with the best plan to move forward. To schedule your time to meet with a skilled DUI 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.