Ghadah Abduljabbar Killed in Pedestrian Accident Near Hancock Park Elementary

 Ghadah Abduljabbar Killed in Pedestrian Accident Near Hancock Park Elementary

Mother, Daughter Hit in Crosswalk at Colgate Avenue and Ogden Drive

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 27, 2023) — Ghadah Abduljabbar, 33, died and her 6-year-old daughter was injured in a pedestrian accident on West Colgate Avenue near Hancock Park Elementary school.

The deadly crash occurred around 7:55 a.m. in front of 6275 W. Colgate Avenue in the Mid-Wilshire area of Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A man driving a white Nissan Titan pickup truck struck the woman and child in a crosswalk at Colgate Avenue and South Ogden Drive. The woman was walking her daughter to school at the time of the collision. The intersection is near South Fairfax Avenue on a street where the speed limit is 25 mph on weekdays when school is in session. Authorities are investigating what led up to the deadly crash and there is a possibility the driver had a medical emergency.

The driver hit the pedestrians and then collided with a light pole and a nearby two-story apartment. Paramedics responded, but unfortunately Ghadah Abduljabbar was found deceased on scene. Meanwhile, the child was transported to a hospital in critical condition. The unidentified girl is a first-grade student at Hancock Park Elementary School.

The unidentified 30-year-old man driving the vehicle suffered moderate injuries in the crash.

Police are reviewing the circumstances and will determine what charges will be filed against the motorist.

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Source: LAFD

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