Gloria Breaux Killed In Hit-and-Run Accident in Leimert Park, Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (December 26, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run collision in the Leimert Park neighborhood Monday night, according to ABC 7 and NBC Los Angeles.
The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Gloria Eaton-Breaux.
As per the reports, Los Angeles Police Department said Breaux was crossing at Crenshaw Boulevard and Coliseum Street when she was struck by a vehicle. She was in a crosswalk when she was hit at about 9:30 p.m.
Breaux was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 14-year-old son who was with her at the time was unharmed.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled south on Crenshaw Boulevard. The suspect car was described as a black 1990s-model 4-door Nissan Murano with possible damage to its front end, windshield or roof.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Ms. Gloria Breaux during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
It is evident that the suspect involved will be held responsible for this tragedy which that has led to the death of Ms. Gloria Breaux. No matter what the reason, fleeing the scene following a collision is a serious crime and punishable by law, especially if the collision fatally injured another individual. We hope the authorities will soon be able to locate the suspect and justice will then be served.
For this incident, the hit-and-run motorist will be charged with a felony which will include vehicular manslaughter once located and arrested. In this case, where there is confirmed negligence or wrongdoing on behalf motorist especially following a fatal hit-and-run collision, the family of Ms. Eaton Breaux will be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault hit-and-run suspect seeking compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, lost future income, and pain and suffering.
If you have been injured or have lost a loved one as a result of a hit-and-run incident, contact our experienced Los Angeles wrongful death attorneys as we are here to provide you with the advice and guidance needed following a tragedy. We can be reached at 800-235-6801.
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