Los Angeles, CA – Teen Fatally Struck on White St near Strathern St
Los Angeles, CA (December 19, 2023) – A 15-year-old boy sustained fatal injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident reported in the Sun Valley neighborhood of Los Angeles on Saturday evening, December 16. The accident was reported to the Los Angeles Police Department at around 11:15 p.m.
According to official reports, a 15-year-old boy was walking in the area of White Street and Strathern Street during the late evening hours. For unknown reasons, a vehicle passing through the area struck him. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping. The teen was severely injured as a result of the accident. Emergency crews responded to care for the injured victim. However, he was subsequently pronounced deceased due to his injuries. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated. No other injuries were reported.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
Fatal auto accidents take the lives of nearly 4000 people annually in the state of California. Approximately 25.6 percent of the victims who lose their lives in these accidents are pedestrians. More than 1200 victims were not using vehicles at the time of their accidents. As you can imagine, pedestrians tend to be some of the most vulnerable victims during accidents.
The impacts of a fatal auto accident can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Families often struggle to deal with the financial and emotional impact that these fatal accidents have. In most cases, families are deprived a source of income and lose a source of support that they have depended on.
After losing a loved one, you must take legal action right away. Seeking guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in Fullerton can provide you with the best chance of protecting your legal rights and holding the person who is responsible for your loved one’s death accountable.
At the Law Offices of John C. Ye, our Los Angeles wrongful death lawyers strive to ensure that those who have lost a loved one due to negligence receive the legal representation they need and deserve. Our experienced attorneys are here to provide you with top-notch service in your pursuit of justice so that you can get the compensation your family needs and deserves. If your loved one has been involved in an auto accident due to another's recklessness, it is crucial that you are able to get justice. Contact our California law firm today at 866-771-9467. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation to get started on your case today.
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