Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Truck on 5 Freeway near Lyons Ave
Los Angeles, CA (May 4, 2023) – A pedestrian has died as a result of a crash that took place in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning, May 3.
The California Highway Patrol was dispatched to the scene of the crash at approximately 5:00 a.m.
Preliminary reports show that a victim was struck by a truck on the northbound side of five freeway during the early morning hours.
Police arrived at the scene and shut down a portion of the road near Lyons Avenue.
The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene. No other injuries were reported.
Emergency crews remained at the scene for over an hour as they worked to clear the roadway and investigate.
Investigations into the crash are currently ongoing.
Our condolences go out to the family of the pedestrian who lost their life in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
Pedestrian 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 The Law Offices of John C. Ye, 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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