Naiomi Jones, 34, Killed in Hit-and-Run at Harvard Boulevard and 120th Street
SOUTH LOS ANGELES (May 6, 2018) – A woman was killed after an alleged hit-and-run crash at Harvard Boulevard and 120th Street late Saturday night, according to NBC Los Angeles.
The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Naiomi Jones, of Beverly Hills.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said Jones was driving a 1997 Honda when she stopped at a stop sign to turn onto westbound 120th Street.
As Jones began turning, a 2016 Mercedes Benz traveling at a high rate of speed struck the driver’s side of her car. Both vehicles spun, with the Honda ending up at a two-way turn lane.
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The Mercedes ultimately slammed head-on into a wooden pole east of the intersection. The accident was reported at about 10:30 p.m. in the Athens section of unincorporated Los Angeles County.
CHP affirmed that Jones suffered major head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the two male occupants of the Honda with reportedly had paper plates got into a white BMW sedan that eventually arrived at the crash site. The BMW fled east on 120 Street.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the CHP’s Culver City office at (310) 642-3939.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Ms. Naiomi Jones during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Lawyer
In this case, it is evident that the occupant(s) of the Mercedes will be held responsible for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the innocent motorist involved. Regardless of their reasons, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
Aside from fleeing the scene, the suspect is also accused of speeding at the time of the deadly incident. The surviving family of Ms. Naiomi Jones will have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit, seeking a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, we encourage you to speak with our experienced Los Angeles County wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively fight for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Call us at 800-235-6801 for a free case consultation.
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