Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on 805 Freeway Near Imperial Avenue
LOS ANGELES (July 18, 2018) – An unidentified man was killed in a pedestrian accident on the Interstate 805 Freeway near Imperial Avenue Wednesday morning, according to NBC News.
As per the article, a person who was walking on the freeway was struck by a Nissan Pathfinder on the northbound side of the interstate just before 4 a.m.
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Emergency personnel arrived at the accident scene, near Lincoln Park, and rendered aid the the pedestrian. Officials said the man suffered fatal trauma as a result of the collision, but it was not clear if the victim died at the location or at a hospital.
The name of the deceased was not immediately disclosed pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, no information was released on the identity and whereabouts of the motorist involved.
Investigators handling the case continue the precise cause of the deadly accident.
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A forensic examination of the vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of the deceased may pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Surviving family of victims killed in pedestrian accident are entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in a pedestrian accident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Los Angeles County car and pedestrian accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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