Woman, 71, ID’d as Fatal Victim
BEVERLY HILLS (December 14, 2017)- According to the Los Angeles Police Department, a deadly collision left an elderly woman ID’d as Margaret McHale, 71, dead Friday, December 8th.
The incident occurred at an unspecified time of the day on Sunset Boulevard.
Very minimal details have been listed or shared thus far as it remains unclear whether the victim died at the scene or on her way to the hospital.
No details have been disclosed as to what happened in this incident and why, as the collision remains under investigation.
This story will be updated pending the release of new info.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions here. Was this a single or multi-vehicle accident? Was this a pedestrian versus auto? Was either alcohol or drugs involved possibly serving as a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Were any involved motorists negligent in any other way? Were there any other motorists injured in the collision? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the family members of Margaret McHale may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against an at-fault party pending how the investigation turns out. Immediate family of the victim would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses, funeral costs, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
If you have lost a loved one following a tragic accident, contact our Los Angeles wrongful death lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden tragic loss. Contact us today at 800-235-6801.
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