James Owens, 55, Victim in North Hollywood Hit-and-Run
LOCATION: North Hollywood
DATE OF INCIDENT: Wednesday, April 26th
May 4, 2018– A man identified as James Owens, 55, has been identified as the man fatally struck following a hit-and-run Thursday night, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The collision was reported at precisely 10:46 p.m. at the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Vineland Avenue, the LAPD said.
James Owens sadly did not survive and died of his injuries at the scene of the crash.
Suspect Located and Arrested
Meanwhile, police were searching for the suspected hit-and-run driver who fled the scene in a company utility truck and has since found and arrested the suspect on charges of felony hit-and-run.
The suspect has not been identified by name at this time.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. James Owens as they search for peace and comfort.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
Most traffic accidents which involve a driver who flees the scene can be subjected to serious criminal charges, especially when a particular crash causes serious injuries to another person. Such circumstances are considered as “felony hit-and-run,” leaving the victim or victim’s family a legal right to pursue a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit against the suspect.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the surviving family members of the victim, James Owens, will be entitled to a lawsuit against the at-fault hit-and-run suspect. Family members of wrongful death victims are subject to compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income, and pain and suffering, funeral costs, and loss of championship.
If you have been injured or have lost a loved one as a result of a hit-and-run incident, contact our experienced Los Angeles wrongful death attorneys as we are here to provide you with the advice and guidance needed following a tragedy. We can be reached at 855-703-4186.
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