Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Injured in Auto Wreck on W 77th St
Los Angeles, CA (October 21, 2022) – A pedestrian accident was reported in the Los Angeles area that resulted in injuries. On October 20, officers with the Los Angeles Police Department recalled to the scene of a crash that occurred on West 77th Street.
According to LAPD, just before 3:45 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the area of 830 W. 77th Street.
The pedestrian suffered injuries due to the crash. EMS responded to the scene of the accident and rendered aid to the victim. The injured pedestrian was then transported by ambulance to a nearby medical facility for further medical care.
The Los Angeles police department is currently investigating the crash.
We hope the pedestrian who suffered injuries in this crash is able to recover quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
Pedestrian crashes often result in far more serious injuries for victims. Due to the fact that they have no protection during accidents, victims are more likely to suffer severe and traumatic injuries that impact their lives forever.
Unfortunately, many accidents are a result of drivers who engage in acts of negligence. Drivers who travel above speed limits are likely to cause severe pedestrian accidents in our state. Speed limits are put in place for a reason, and when drivers exceed them, they put everyone on the road at risk. Pedestrians are especially vulnerable since they have no protection against an oncoming vehicle.
Distracted drivers are one of the most common causes of crashes in California. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are no exception. With the increase in technology use, more drivers are becoming distracted by their phones and other devices while behind the wheel. This takes their attention away from the road and can lead to them not seeing a pedestrian in time to avoid an accident.
Finally, drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians also contribute to the problem. Pedestrians have the right of way at crosswalks and intersections, but too often, drivers ignore this fact and barrel through without stopping. This puts pedestrians in danger and can lead to serious injuries or even death.
If you have been hurt as a result of the pedestrian accident, a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer can help you seek financial compensation to help with your losses.
Our Los Angeles pedestrian accident lawyers at The Law Offices of John C. Ye are here to help you get justice. Following your accident, our team will build a strong personal injury claim on your behalf. We will fight to ensure you are able to secure the compensation you need for medical costs and more. Contact our California law firm today at 866-771-9467 to schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started.
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