LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 6, 2018) — A pedestrian was killed early Wednesday morning in a car accident at 88th and Vermont streets, according to On Scene TV.
The collision took place about 12:13 a.m. this morning when a dark-colored SUV struck the victim at the intersection. The victim died at the scene of the crash, meanwhile, the driver was distraught and stopped and called 911. He was questioned by police about what led to the crash and the facts are currently being reviewed to determine fault. The Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Division is heading up the investigation.
Fatal Accident Investigation
Police are investigating this collision in an effort to determine who is at fault. At this time, we do know know what led to the crash, nor liability. Typically, a pedestrian always has the right-of-way in the roadway and a driver must yield to them. However, if they put themselves in harm’s way there could be shared liability.
Our prayers go out to those affected by this crash.
If a negligent driver or another entity is at fault for a collision resulting in injuries to you or a loved one, there may be grounds for a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While this is always a personal decision, for many the financial losses associated with a traffic accident are significant.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in a California traffic accident, we urge you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group today and speak with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers to help you. We will bring our expertise to your case and guide you every step of the way. Give our office a call at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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