Man Hit and Injured by Car at Vermont Avenue and 112th Street
LOS ANGELES (June 12, 2018) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after a traffic accident in the area of South Vermont Avenue and West 112th Street late Monday night, according to On Scene TV.
The collision was reported at approximately 10:15 p.m. in the Vermont Vista neighborhood.
As per On Scene TV, Los Angeles police said for an unknown reason a male pedestrian was struck by two vehicles at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and 112th Street.
Pedestrian Accident in Vermont Vista Los Angeles, June 11
Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital with unspecified injuries. His name and condition at this time remained undisclosed.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that one of the drivers involved driver stopped and stayed at the crash site while the other motorist left. It was not known whether or not the party who fled knew about the incident.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the collision.
Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer
California has several right of way laws that apply to the pedestrians. These laws include the obligation of the drivers to exercise due care and lessen the speed of their cars while approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk.
In this case, authorities are investigating several factors such as alcohol or drugs, excessive speed and distracted driving to determine the liability in the incident.
Once the investigation process is over and it proves that the motorist has been negligent, the pedestrian involved may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Our experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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