Woman Injured in Los Angeles Crash at Venice Boulevard and Hill Street
LOS ANGELES (January 13, 2019) – A woman was hospitalized after a traffic collision involving a Metro bus in the area of Venice Boulevard and Hill Street Sunday evening, according to Los Angeles Times.
The accident was reported at about 6:21 p.m. at 161 West Venice Boulevard.
As per the article police said a pickup truck was traveling south on South Hill Street when its driver ran a red light at the intersection with Venice Boulevard.
The pickup then struck an SUV driven by a woman who was going west on Venice at the time.
Bus and Car Crash in Los Angeles, Jan 13
The SUV was ultimately forced in front of a Metro bus that was reportedly pulling away from a curb on the boulevard. The bus was out of service and had no passengers when the wreck took place.
Los Angeles Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and extricated the female motorist who was pinned inside her SUV upon impact. She was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the truck also sustained minor wounds refused to be treated. The names of the involved parties were not immediately disclosed.
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Based on the news report, the driver of the pickup truck is accused of running a red light and causing the collision that led to the injuries of an innocent party involved. Authorities will continue to investigate the crash and will determine whether or not driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs was a factor, whether or not excessive speed or distracted driving played a role, and whether or not the motorist who allegedly prompted the wreck was reckless at the time of the incident.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this accident, the woman driving the SUV will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income and pain and suffering.
If you have been hurt in an auto accident, contact our experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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