April 10, 2023

Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Hit-and-Run in Vermont Vista


Los Angeles, CA - Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Hit-and-Run in Vermont Vista

Los Angeles, CA (April 10, 2023) –¬†Police in Los Angeles responded to the scene of a deadly pedestrian crash in the Vermont Vista neighborhood on Sunday night, April 10th. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and 98th Street.

According to a report from authorities, a pedestrian was walking near the intersection when he was struck by a white sedan. The sedan then fled the scene following the collision. Police identified the pedestrian as a man in his 50s. The victim suffered injuries and died at the crash scene. There is no further information on the suspect at this time. Police partially closed the road for several hours while the accident was investigated. Motorists were told to use caution when traveling in the area.

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

We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal pedestrian accident in Los Angeles.

Pedestrian Accidents in Los Angeles

Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable accident victims in Los Angeles. According to statistics, approximately 50% of all traffic-related fatalities in Los Angeles in 2022 were pedestrian crashes. In addition, many more pedestrians will suffer serious injuries when an accident occurs as a pedestrian has no protection from the impact of a crash. Broken bones, head trauma, strains, sprains, and facial injuries are among the most common injuries that occur when a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle. The cause of every crash will be carefully investigated, however, in many cases, the driver of the vehicle was at fault and can be held legally responsible.

If you have been affected by a Los Angeles pedestrian accident, you should see an attorney as soon as possible. You could be entitled to file a legal claim for compensation. However, there are time limits on filing your claim. If you wait too long, you could lose your legal rights or harm your case. Having a lawyer by your side at the earliest possible time is the best thing that you can do for your future. The loss of a loved one to a traffic accident is a devastating experience. Holding negligent drivers accountable is the means by which you can recover payment for your losses.

Here at Madison Law Group, we help injured victims on a daily basis. For years, our team of Los Angeles pedestrian accident lawyers has dedicated our time and resources to protecting our client’s legal interests. We know that a serious crash can be a major disruption to every aspect of your life. We are here to help during your time of need and to make sure that you receive the compensation that you deserve.

Our team is standing by to assist you at any time. We always offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your appointment with a Los Angeles pedestrian accident lawyer, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.