Los Angeles, CA –Teen Loses Life in DUI Crash on La Brea Ave near Coliseum St
Los Angeles, CA (June 18, 2023) – An 18-year-old male lost his life as a result of a car crash that took place in the Baldwin Hills section of the city. The accident was reported at around 11:45 p.m. on June 16.
Reports from the Los Angeles Police Department show that a vehicle was traveling south on La Brea Avenue when the driver made a left turn onto Coliseum Street in front of a second vehicle. As a result, the vehicles collided.
The driver of the second vehicle, identified as an 18-year-old male, was severely hurt. He was transported to an area hospital, where he passed away from his injuries.
Two passengers in the second vehicle, identified as two 17-year-old females, suffered injuries and were transported to area hospitals.
Authorities believe that the driver of the vehicle that turned was possibly under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The Los Angeles Police Department is currently investigating the incident.
We hope the two people hurt in this class recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who died in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in California
Fatal car crashes in California take the lives of thousands of people every year. The unfortunate truth is that alcohol plays a critical role in many of these accidents. In fact, drivers who are impaired are responsible for approximately 20% of crashes that are reported around her state each year.
Alcohol significantly impairs a driver’s ability to maintain control over their vehicle. It also prevents them from being able to make responsible decisions behind the wheel. Unfortunately, drunk driving is one of the most preventable activities that continue to cause harm across our state every single year.
If your loved one has died as a result of a driver who was drunk or impaired, you may be able to take legal action. Filing a wrongful death claim will ensure that the driver is held accountable for their reckless actions. It is crucial to reach out to a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer right away. Your attorney build a case against the responsible party and fight for
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