Los Angeles, CA – Teen Struck by Motorcycle on Whittier Blvd near Orme Ave
Los Angeles, CA (April 2, 2023) – A 13-year-old boy was left critically injured as a result of a crash that occurred in the Boyle Heights area on Thursday afternoon.
At around 3:30 p.m. on March 30, emergency crews were called to the site of an auto accident on Whittier Boulevard.
Reports show that the boy was crossing the roadway near Orme Avenue, in a marked crosswalk, when he was struck by a motorcycle. The driver of the eastbound motorcycle fled the scene of the crash.
The pedestrian sustained severe injuries in the accident after being knocked to the ground. He was rushed to a local hospital and admitted in critical condition.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We hope the injured teen is able to recover quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
Hundreds of thousands of auto collisions are reported in California every year. These accidents take the lives of thousands of people while leaving tens of thousands more with serious injuries. Following a car crash, there is a good chance that you will deal with a significant number of mental and emotional consequences. Unfortunately, financial consequences are a real problem as well. For this reason, you can file a claim for compensation against the responsible party. This type of lawsuit can help you recover compensation for:
- Costs of repairs: You have the legal right to receive full reimbursement for the cost of repairing or replacing your car. After the collision, a competent attorney will be able to assist you in obtaining the money you require in order to get your vehicle repaired and back on the road as soon as possible.
- The financial burden of medical expenses: Many people who have been hurt in an accident can expect to face tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills as a result of their injury. As a result of the accident, you might be eligible to file a claim for financial compensation to pay the cost of all of your necessary medical care. This can involve both short-term and long-term care costs.
- Lost earnings: If you were required to take any amount of time off work to recover from your accident, you can recover lost wages by filing a personal injury claim. If you’re crash left you permanently disabled, you can recover full compensation for your lost earning capacity as well.
Working with a California car accident lawyer will provide you with the best opportunity of seeking the maximum compensation possible for the losses and damages you face.
We understand how overwhelming it can be to experience a motor vehicle accident in Los Angeles County, and we recognize the unique needs of each of our clients. At The Law Offices of John C. Ye, you can find dedicated California personal injury lawyers with decades of experience fighting on behalf of auto accident victims who are seeking maximum compensation following their trauma. It's important to remember that you have rights that need to be protected after any kind of traffic collision, so make sure you contact us today at 866-771-9467 to discuss the legal options that are available to help you move forward.
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