Los Angeles, CA – Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident on Lancaster Boulevard at Elm Avenue
Los Angeles, CA (August 4, 2018) – According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lancaster Station, a man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Lancaster Boulevard early Saturday morning. The deadly accident that took place at the intersection of Lancaster Boulevard and Elm Avenue was reported to have occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m.
Deputies stated that a male pedestrian was standing outside of a black sedan and talking to a person inside the vehicle. The sedan was parked on the side of Lancaster Avenue when a full-sized white truck that was heading east on the same road reportedly struck the pedestrian and then fled the scene.
The catastrophically injured pedestrian was immediately rushed to a local hospital by medical personnel who arrived on the scene. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver of the black sedan who the victim had been talking to reportedly fled the scene of the incident as well.
Both drivers are currently being searched for by authorities. The driver who struck the man is believed to have been driving a Dodge or a Chevrolet truck. Investigators are actively examining all factors of this accident.
Our deepest condolences are certainly with the family members of the victim during this tragic and devastating time.
Los Angeles Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident
Investigators, in this case, are likely focused primarily on locating the hit-and-run driver as well as the occupant(s) of the black sedan. Due to the events that transpired during this collision, the victims’ family will most likely be provided with solid grounds for a serious wrongful death lawsuit once the parties involved have been located.
We at Brady Law Group realize that there is nothing as overwhelming as the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. We are here for you as we are passionately committed to holding negligent and criminal drivers liable for the extreme devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one or have been injured in a pedestrian accident or other crash due to a negligent or criminal driver, call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation today.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.