Pedestrian Injured in Torrance Crash on Crenshaw Near Del Amo Blvd
TORRANCE (December 27, 2018) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after a traffic accident along Crenshaw Boulevard on Wednesday night, according to The Daily Bulletin.
The collision took place on December 26 at about 9:15 p.m. near Del Amo Boulevard.
As per the article, Torrance police said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle for an unknown reason on Crenshaw Boulevard near Pueblo Park.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the victim conscious following the crash.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Torrance, Dec 26
The patient was then transported to a hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries. The name and condition of the pedestrian at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the southbound lanes of Crenshaw Boulevard between Del Amo Boulevard and Maricopa Street were forced to shut down for nearly 30 minutes as a result of the incident.
The lanes were reopened about 9:40 p.m. Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the collision.
Los Angeles County 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.
Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the vehicle, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with car, and whether or not the driver involved was distracted or reckless when the collision occurred.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this collision, the 37-year-old man may possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give our experienced Los Angeles County personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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