VAN NUYS, California (October 10, 2016) — A 60-year-old man was allegedly talking on a cell phone when he was struck by a motorist and killed Saturday night in the 8000 block of North Sepulveda Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The man was reportedly found by police about 7:50 p.m. in the No. 3 lane. A woman driving a white pickup truck reportedly drove to a police station after the crash and turned herself in to authorities. Police believe the man was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash, but the investigation is being done by the Los Angeles Police Department’s
Valley Traffic Division.
Los Angeles County Accident Statistics
There were 585 people killed and 50,917 injured in 2013 traffic accidents in Los Angeles County, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide integrated Traffic Report. Some 211 of those deaths were pedestrians and 4,721 of them were injuries, the CHP statistics report said.
Help for Families
Those of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who died in this horrible crash. We know there the sudden loss of a loved one is not only an emotional journey, but it also presents financial difficulties. We can help by offering a free consultation at 800-235-6801. Call us to find out how to protect your legal rights.
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