2 Los Angeles Police Officers Injured in Car Accident at La Brea and Beverly
LOS ANGELES (January 3, 2019) – Two police officers were hospitalized after an alleged hit-and-run crash in the area of La Brea Avenue and Beverly Boulevard late Wednesday night, according to On Scene TV.
The accident took place on January 2 at around 11:30 p.m. in the Hancock Park neighborhood.
As per the report, two Los Angeles police officers were in a Ford Explorer patrol vehicle when they were struck by another car near the intersection of La Brea Avenue and Beverly Boulevard.
Car Accident in Los Angeles’ Hancock Park, January 2
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the site and found the officers hurt as a result of the collision.
Both patients were then taken to area hospitals to be treated for unspecified injuries. Their names and condition at this time were not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, authorities affirmed that the driver who hit the patrol vehicle did not stop to render aid and fled on foot. The suspect was reportedly located and placed under arrest.
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It is evident that the driver of the car will be held fully responsible for causing the traffic incident that led to the injuries of the police officers involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision injured other individuals.
In this case, the two Los Angeles police officers will 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 accident, contact our experienced Los Angeles personal injury lawyer at 855-703-4186 to help you with your case.
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