Los Angeles Fatal Hit-and-Run Broadway and 88th Street
Man with Bicycle Killed in Crash on Broadway
LOS ANGELES (August 12, 2017) – A man was fatally struck on Broadway and 88th Street early Saturday morning, according to KTLA.
A man who witnessed the crash narrated that the traffic light was red when a man walking his bicycle crossed the street. Then, for unknown reasons, a vehicle drove against the red light and hit the man.
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The collision overthrown the victim, and the suspect did not stop to render aid.
Shortly after 2:30 a.m., emergency crews arrived at the crash site and found the man lying unconscious on the ground.
As per the article, the Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics pronounced the man deceased at the scene. His identity was not disclosed but officials said he appeared to be between the age of 45 to 50.
The police officers have not released any information related to the suspect and the vehicle used.
Motorists are obligated to remain at the scene after being involved in an accident. In this case, it is possible that the driver who fled the scene will be held responsible for causing the incident that led to the death of the man walking his bicycle. Regardless of the driver’s reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law, especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
The family of the victim has the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the hit-and-run driver if found at fault. At Johnson Attorneys Group, we understand the stress and trauma that your family experienced following a devastating accident. Give us a call today at 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced Los Angeles County attorneys for a free consultation of your case.