Los Angeles, CA – One Killed, One Arrested Following Crash at W 5th St & S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA (September 30, 2022) – A fatal collision reported in the downtown Los Angeles area claimant one person’s life while leading to the arrest of an adult male. At around 12:25 a.m., on September 29, the Los Angeles Police Department responded to the scene of an incident on West 5th Street.
According to LAPD, a traffic collision occurred in the area of West 5th Street and South Hill Street during the early morning hours. The police and firefighters responded to the scene and set up a perimeter around the site of the accident. The impact of the crash caused one of the vehicles to catch on fire.
One person was fatally injured during the crash. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
An adult male was taken into police custody for unknown reasons.
Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the crash at this time.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim who died in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
In 2021, more than 3800 people died as a result of crashes that took place in the state of California. Unfortunately, these accidents are often caused by driver negligence. Leading factors and fatal collisions that we see in California include:
- Failing to yield
- Reckless driving actions
If your loved one has died as a result of the fatal car crash, your family may be able to seek compensation from the person who is at fault. A wrongful death lawyer in Los Angeles will be able to help you pursue legal action against the responsible party. In California, there are a few different types of damages that may be available to you. These include:
- Lost earnings: If the deceased was employed at the time of the accident, their family may be able to recover lost earnings. This includes wages that would have been earned had the deceased not been killed in the accident.
- Vehicle repairs: If your vehicle was damaged in the accident, you may be able to recover the cost of repairs.
- Funeral costs: The family of the deceased may be able to recover funeral expenses. This can include compensation for the funeral, burial expenses, the plot, and other end-of-life arrangements.
Our personal injury lawyers at The Law Offices of John C. Ye can help your family move forward after losing a loved one. Although no compensation can ever make up for the loss of your loved one, it can help make the grieving process less stressful for your family. Schedule a consultation with our team today by calling 866-771-9467. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation to discuss the legal options available to help your family get justice.
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