Woman, 60, Killed in Watts Hit-and-Run at Imperial Highway and Success Avenue
LOS ANGELES (July 29, 2018) – A pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident in the area of Imperial Highway and Success Avenue early Sunday, according to KTLA and NBC Los Angeles.
The collision took place at approximately 2:05 a.m. in the Watts neighborhood.
As per the reports, Los Angeles police said a 60-year-old woman was crossing Imperial Highway at Success Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Los Angeles’ Watts Sunday
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled. The motorist was seen making a U-turn after hitting the pedestrian.
Police described the suspect car as a white sedan or a small SUV. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the LAPD’s South Traffic Division at (323) 421-2577.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the woman during such a difficult time.
Los Angeles Wrongful Death Lawyer
In this case. it is apparent that the driver of the car will be held responsible for causing the tragic incident that led to the death of the pedestrian involved. Leaving the scene following a crash is a serious crime and punishable by law especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
The surviving family of the woman will have then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party who has evidently neglected the safety of others on the road.
Family members of wrongful death victims will be entitled to 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 call Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with our experienced Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and get the justice you deserve. Contact us at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation. Let us help you.
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