February 19, 2023
Los Angeles, CA – UPDATE: Tecle Ande Identified in Jefferson Park Pedestrian Crash
Los Angeles, CA (February 19, 2023) – A pedestrian who was killed in a Los Angeles pedestrian accident has now been identified by officials. The accident originally took place around 7:20 p.m. on Jefferson Boulevard in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
Police say that 76-year-old Tecle Ande was crossing the road when he was struck by a vehicle at an intersection. Ande suffered critical injuries in the accident and was pronounced dead at the crash scene. The driver involved in the accident remained at the scene and spoke with the police upon their arrival. There is no description of the vehicle or the driver available. No other injuries were reported as a result of the incident. There were no additional vehicles involved.
Police continue to investigate the accident. It is unclear if any charges will be filed. No additional details are available at this time.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of Tecle Ande following this deadly pedestrian accident in Los Angeles.
Fatal Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
As one of the country’s busiest and most populated areas, pedestrians are a frequent site in Los Angeles. Given the busy traffic pattern in our area, it is easy for a pedestrian to find themselves in harm’s way. A large number of Los Angeles pedestrian accidents are avoidable. These crashes can occur because of driver negligence and can be attributed to failure to yield, speeding, reckless driving, and potentially more. The cause of every Los Angeles pedestrian accident will be carefully investigated by police in order to determine who should be held responsible.
According to statistics, most pedestrian accidents will result in injuries to the victim. In fact, it is estimated that between 80 and 85 percent of all pedestrian crashes will cause some type of injury to the pedestrian. Given this high chance of injury, both drivers and pedestrians should always be aware of their surroundings and should take steps to reduce their risks of being involved in a potentially serious accident. Still, accidents can and will happen, and they will affect innocent pedestrians.
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