December 25, 2022

Los Angeles, CA – Trina Newman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Broadway at 88th St.


Los Angeles, CA - Trina Newman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Broadway at 88th St.

Los Angeles, CA (December 25, 2022) – Officials in Los Angeles responded to the scene of a deadly hit-and-run accident on Christmas Eve. The accident was reported around 3:30 p.m. at a community center on Broadway near 88th Street.

The Los Angeles Police Department reports that community activist Trina Newman was dropping off presents at the community center. As Newman stepped off the sidewalk she was struck by a passing vehicle. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene. Newman suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. Police are searching for the driver at this time but have not provided a description of the vehicle or the suspect. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department.

An investigation is ongoing at this time. There are no additional details available.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Trina Newman in the aftermath of this deadly Los Angeles hit-and-run crash.

Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Accident

Hit-and-run crashes in Los Angeles are, unfortunately, quite common. According to statistics from a recent year, a hit-and-run accident was reported about once every 18 minutes in Los Angeles. Many hit-and-run crashes result in death or serious injuries for the victim. There are dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries due to hit-and-run accidents in Los Angeles each year. Statistically, hit-and-run crashes are among the least likely accidents to be solved with only about 20{1370d1a44a2a36111fd8aac2ccbc5aad49bce4f615ec80e8124ffd285aa21fc2} of these crashes resulting in the driver being found. This presents a challenge for victims who are hoping to receive a recovery for their injuries.

If you have been affected by a Los Angeles hit-and-run crash, it is important to speak with an attorney who has experience handling these special types of cases. Even if the other driver is never located, it is still possible to receive a recovery for your losses. There are various types of insurance policies that could be available to accident victims. A skilled attorney will seek out all of the possible avenues of recovery and will look at all possibilities to make you whole following a hit-and-run crash.

At Madison Law Group, our team stands ready to help. We know that you are going through a difficult time. Our attorneys will fight tirelessly to help you get the compensation that you need and deserve. While we cannot change the fact that the accident occurred, we can ensure that your future is as bright as possible. Let us help take some of the stress off of you.

Our team is here and ready to help at any time. We always provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet to discuss your case, we will go over all of the facts and help to formulate a plan that gives you the best chance of success. To schedule a time to speak with a Los Angeles car accident lawyer, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call any time at (310) 201-7676.

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