Los Angeles, CA – Bicyclist Struck & Killed by Vehicle on Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles, CA (January 21, 2024) – The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that a 59-year-old man lost his life as a result of a bicycle accident that took place on Wednesday evening in Los Angeles. The accident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. on January 17 on the south side of the city.
According to reports, a bicyclist was traveling east across Crenshaw Boulevard when they were struck by a vehicle just south of Stocker Street. The bicyclist was severely injured in the crash after being ejected from his bike. A second vehicle that was traveling on the roadway was unable to stop in time to avoid a collision. As a result, it struck the bicyclist for a second time. The second driver fled the scene of the accident without stopping. Paramedics responded to the scene and located the bicyclist unresponsive. The victim was pronounced deceased on site. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our condolences go out to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident.
Fatal Auto Accidents in California
Pedestrian and bicycle accidents are often incredibly devastating. The fact that victims do not have any protection during accidents means they are more likely to suffer severe and fatal injuries. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents in California take the lives of hundreds of people each year.
There are many instances where innocent people die in pedestrian crashes as a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. Speeding, failing to yield, and running red lights are some of the common factors identified in these accidents across our state. Unfortunately, the loss of a loved one as a result of a fatal crash can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Many families struggle to move on.
After the unexpected loss of a loved one, bereaved families have the ability to file wrongful death claims against those who are responsible. To win your case, you must be able to demonstrate that some form of negligence played a role in the crash. Working with a wrongful death lawyer in Los Angeles can provide you with the best chance of proving your case against the defendant.
At John C. Ye Law Offices, we understand the devastating impact that a wrongful death has on families. This drives our team to fight diligently to ensure they are able to get some sense of justice during this very difficult time. Our compassionate lawyers are here to provide you with support and legal representation throughout this difficult time, and we will do everything in our power to ensure you are able to get the compensation your family needs. If you have lost a loved one due to an accident, feel free to reach out to our California personal injury attorneys today at 866-771-9467 to schedule a free consultation. Our lawyers can meet with you at your earliest convenience to get started.
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