Bicyclist Dies in Hit-and-run Crash in Sun Valley
SUN VALLEY, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2018) – A bicyclist was struck and killed Sunday night in a hit-and-run collision at Strathern Street and Belligham Avenue, police said.
The collision took place about 8:30 p.m. last night. The 45-year-old man riding the bike eastbound when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle. The driver was in a dark-colored SUV that briefly stopped, but then took off without stopping to help the badly injured man.
Paramedics responded and rushed him to a hospital where he later died of his injuries.
The Los Angeles Police Department is heading up the investigation.
Los Angeles County Accident Investigation
Police are piecing together evidence and will determine fault for this crash.
We offer our condolences to the family of the man who died.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances.
An injured person should seek out immediate and ongoing medical care until they are completely better. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance company.
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