Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Killed in 94th St Crash at Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA (January 16, 2024) – A woman lost her life as a result of a pedestrian accident that took place in the Westmont neighborhood on Sunday evening, January 14. The Los Angeles Police Department was summoned to the crash site at approximately 11:30 p.m.
LAPD reports indicate that a female pedestrian and a male pedestrian were both struck by a silver 2023 Kia Sorrento on 94th Street near the area of Vermont Avenue. The two victims were walking in a marked crosswalk at the time of the accident. The female pedestrian was fatally injured due to the accident and pronounced deceased at the scene. The male pedestrian was severely harmed. The victim was rushed to an area hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the accident. However, the vehicle was recovered a few blocks from the accident. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
More than 75 deaths are reported every week in California as a result of automobile collisions. Even though fatal crashes take place far too often in our state, it is not possible to prepare for the consequences that they have on surviving family members. The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one is truly one of the most challenging things that anyone will ever have to deal with.
In addition to the mental and emotional impacts that fatal car accidents have, families are often forced to deal with significant financial consequences. These come by way of lost earnings, funeral expenses, and even making repairs or replacing personal property damaged or destroyed in the crash. Trying to deal with these and other losses and expenses can make the grieving process even more overwhelming.
After losing a loved one, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the motorist who caused the crash to take place. Even if your loved one shared some fault for the automobile collision, your family is able to seek compensation for the amount of damages caused by the other driver. Working with a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer can provide you with the best chances of recovering full and fair compensation to help you move forward.
The Law Offices of John C. Ye are dedicated to helping people fight for the justice that they deserve, and their over three decades of experience have helped thousands of clients across Southern California with their legal needs. With our experienced team here to provide compassionate support and craft unique strategies tailored to your individual case, we encourage you to reach out to our California personal injury law firm today at 866-771-9467 for a free consultation to get started.
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