Man Killed in East Hollywood Hit-and-Run on Sunset Boulevard
LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident on Sunset Boulevard in East Hollywood late Tuesday night, according to The Daily News.
The collision took place at about 11 p.m. near Normandie Avenue.
As per the article, Los Angeles said a man between 25 and 30 years old was struck by a vehicle on Sunset Boulevard. The impact of the collision left the victim with severe injuries.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Los Angeles’ East Hollywood
The man was then immediately transported to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled east on Sunset to southbound Normandie after hitting the pedestrian.
The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call detectives at the LAPD’s West Traffic Division at (213) 473-0222.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the deceased man during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the news report, it is evident that the driver of the car involved will be held liable for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the pedestrian involved. Regardless of their reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing are clearly factors, the surviving family of the deceased man will be entitled to a lawsuit against the suspect. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to a recompense for damages including hospital bills, funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our experienced Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation. wrongful death lawyer to help you.
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