December 23, 2022

Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Killed in Accident on Santa Monica Fwy.


Los Angeles, CA - Pedestrian Killed in Accident on Santa Monica Fwy.

Los Angeles, CA (December 23, 2022) – Officials in Los Angeles County were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident on Friday morning, December 23rd. The accident was reported around 3:30 a.m. on the Santa Monica Freeway at the San Pedro Street off-ramp near downtown Los Angeles.

According to an official report from the California Highway Patrol, the pedestrian was walking in the eastbound lanes of the Freeway when he was hit by a passing vehicle. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified as 60-year-old Eusebio Andrade Navarro, of Los Angeles. The driver of the car was not injured in the accident and has not been identified at this time. The CHP partially closed the roadway while the crash was investigated. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. The accident remains under investigation.

No additional details are available.

We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Eusebio Andrade Navarro in the aftermath of this deadly pedestrian accident in Los Angeles.

Fatal Los Angeles Pedestrian Accidents

Deaths related to pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles have been on the rise in recent years. In 2021, there were 128 people killed in Los Angeles pedestrian crashes. This number represented a 6{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} increase over fatal pedestrian crashes in 2020. Through the end of November, 2022 125 pedestrians had been killed. These statistics make Los Angeles the second deadliest city in the entire country for pedestrians. The cause of each crash varies but many incidents occur due to driver negligence, including speeding and reckless driving.

Following a Los Angeles pedestrian accident, it is important to speak with an attorney for direction and guidance. If you have lost a loved one, our thoughts are with you. Sadly, deaths and serious injuries are quite common in pedestrian accidents. Some statistics indicate that more than 80{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} of all pedestrian crashes will end in injuries. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have little to no protection in the event of an accident and are very vulnerable to the force of the impact.

Here at Madison Law Group, our team of pedestrian accident lawyers in Los Angeles can help when you have been affected by a crash. We handle the most complicated injury cases and we take pride in assisting victims when they seek to recover compensation for their injuries. Our team brings years of experience to your case and you can rest assured that we will always have your back. Before trying to handle the case on your own or contacting another law firm, please reach out to us to see if we can help.

Our team is standing by to speak with you at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet we will discuss your case and come up with a strategy to help meet all of your goals. To speak with a Los Angeles pedestrian accident lawyer, please contact us by using the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts surrounding this particular accident. If you locate any inaccurate information, please contact Madison Law Group right away so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like to have the post removed from the site, we will do so upon request. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. This post is intended to be informational. None of the information in this post is intended for medical or legal advice. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, please seek medical attention from a qualified doctor right away. The photograph used in this post is not from this accident scene.