Dog Attack on Girl, 4, in Lancaster on Thomas Drive, East Avenue K

 Dog Attacks Girl, 4, in Lancaster on Thomas Drive, East Avenue K

Child Airlifted to Hospital

LANCASTER, Calif. (July 6, 2023) – A 4-year-old girl suffered traumatic injuries to her face in a Lancaster dog attack Wednesday afternoon on Thomas Drive.

The little girl was bitten in the face by the dog around 4 p.m. on July 5th, near East Avenue K, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

It happened at a home in the 2300 block of Thomas Drive, between 20th Street East and 22nd Street East, according to news reports.

A LACSD helicopter rushed the injured girl to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

There were no further details at this time about the injured girl, the type of dog or what led up to the attack.

Investigators are working on the Lancaster dog attack case.

Dog Bite Attacks in California

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Every day, roughly one thousand people are treated at hospitals in the United States for dog bite injuries or attacks. Our state ranks second in the country for the number of injuries and deaths due to vicious dog attacks.  Overall, nationwide there are roughly 4.5 million dog attacks annually.

Also, in 2020, U.S. homeowners insurance policies paid victims of dog attacks some $854 million in liability claims, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

Johnson Attorneys Group handles personal injury claims due to dog bite attacks, trip and fall accidents and other incidents. We do not represent any of the parties mentioned above. We do not intend to represent any of the parties. If you would like to contribute to this story or you have legal questions, please contact us.

Source: LAFD, LACSC,

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