Man, 35, Severely Injured in Hit-and-Run at Central Avenue and 43rd Place
LOS ANGELES (October 3, 2018) – A pedestrian was severely injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Central Avenue and 43rd Place on Saturday, September 29, according to KTLA.
The collision took place at around 4:45 p.m.
As per the article, police said a 35-year-old man was crossing the street in a crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle.
A surveillance video showed that the driver involved was exiting the parking lot of the Family Farm Market prior to hitting the pedestrian.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Los Angeles, Sept 29
Police affirmed that the man was left with severe injuries as a result of the crash. He was immediately transported to a local hospital and has then been released.
The name of the victim was not immediately disclosed. Meanwhile, the motorist did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. He was described as a Hispanic man, between the ages of 30 and 40, wearing a gray baseball cap.
The suspect car was believed to be either a Toyota 4-Runner or Sequoia. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Central Traffic Division at 213-833-3713.
Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer
Most traffic accidents which involve a motorist who flees the scene can be subjected to serious criminal charges, especially when a particular crash causes injuries to another person. Such circumstances are likely considered as “felony hit-and-run,” leaving the victim a legal right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault individual.
In this case, the male pedestrian may be entitled to a personal injury claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been hurt in a hit-and-run collision, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.
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