January 08, 2023
West Covina, CA – 81-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Valley Dr.
West Covina, CA (January 8, 2023) – A man was killed in a pedestrian crash that took place in West Covina on Saturday, January 7th. The accident happened around 2:00 p.m. on Valley Boulevard, near Clubhouse Drive and Sentous Avenue.
According to Lt. B. Daniel of the West Covina Police Department, the 81-year-old man was walking on Valley Boulevard when he was hit by a car. The driver of the car stayed at the scene following the collision. The pedestrian was critically hurt and was later pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately released. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the crash. There were no other vehicles or individuals involved in the collision.
The crash remains under investigation at this time. There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to the family of the pedestrian who was killed in this crash in West Covina.
Pedestrian Accident in West Covina
Pedestrian accidents in Los Angeles County have been on the rise in recent years. In 2021, a total of 128 people lost their lives in pedestrian collisions across the county. This number was a 6% increase over the recorded fatalities from 2020 as well as 2019. Through November of 2022, there were 135 reported pedestrian accident fatalities. Unfortunately, as the numbers continue to rise, it appears that the roadways in our area may be more dangerous for pedestrians than at any time in the recent past.
In the aftermath of a pedestrian accident in West Covina, you may wonder about your legal rights. If you have lost a loved one in the accident, you may be entitled to pursue a legal claim on their behalf. The law is complicated and complex, and these cases should only be handled by a lawyer who has experience with them. Too often, people make the mistake of trying to handle their own case, and the result is an outcome that is not adequate or just.
At Madison Law Group, we will be here for you every step of the way. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are fully protected and that you receive the compensation that you deserve. We have decades of combined experience in handling the most difficult and complex accident cases. Let us help to take some of the burden off of your shoulders during this difficult and stressful time. Your focus should be on your recovery and not on the details of a legal case.
Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will go over every aspect of your case and give you the best advice for how to move forward. If we decide to take the case, we will do so on a contingency fee basis, so there is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your time to speak with a pedestrian accident lawyer in West Covina, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.
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