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Los Angeles, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Takes 1 Life at W Pico Blvd near S Vermont Ave

Los Angeles, CA (May 6, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Pico-Union in Los Angeles late Thursday, May 5, according to police. The incident occurred at around 10:11 p.m.

According to reports, the auto accident occurred on South Vermont Avenue near West Pico Boulevard. The pedestrian was struck by the vehicle under unclear circumstances. 

Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian deceased at the crash scene, sources said. Police remained in the area for an extended period of time on May 5 to investigate. 

No more information has been released concerning the collision. Police continue their investigations into the details of the incident. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. 

California Auto Collisions

Los Angeles, CA - Fatal Pedestrian Accident Takes 1 Life at W Pico Blvd near S Vermont AveApproximately 650 auto collisions are reported per day in California. Around 9 people per day lose their lives due to these wrecks, which is equivalent to around 3,200 per year.  

Pedestrians are involved in a large percentage of these accidents. More than 14,000 pedestrians suffered injuries in car crashes in California in 2019. Each year, around 850 people are killed in fatal Los Angeles pedestrian accidents. 

A car crash lawyer in Los Angeles will be able to help you recover from your accident, especially if it was the fault of another person. A skilled lawyer will pursue the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses if you were victimized in a traffic collision. 

Alarmingly, driver negligence causes almost all of the auto wrecks reported in the United States. Some examples of driver negligence include distraction, fatigue, and intoxication. More than 90% of the car crashes reported in the United States happen due to some form of driver negligence. 

When you or a loved one sustains serious injuries in a car wreck caused by a reckless driver, you may be able to collect financial compensation to help cover the expenses related to your wreck. When another person’s careless actions causes you harm, you could be stuck recovering for days or even weeks. 

Compensation can pay for your medical bills, vehicle repairs/replacement, lost wages, and more. Call the Law Offices of Jennie Levin, P.C. to be connected with a skilled and experienced personal injury attorney regarding your case. 

If you have lost someone you love due to a careless or negligent driver, compensation can help you pay for their funeral and any outstanding medical costs. It can also pay for your emotional turmoil and other non-economic damages you may have dealt with. A wrongful death attorney in Los Angeles will be able to help you.

The Law Offices of Jennie Levin are open to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can reach our office at 323-951-1188 today in order to speak with a skilled and experienced California auto accident attorney concerning your own personal injury case and to see if you qualify for financial compensation for your injuries and losses.

Note: Our writers utilized outside sources when creating this accident news post. These sources include but are not limited to local and national news reports, local and state police accident reports, and, at times, eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that happen in and around Los Angeles County.  If you locate any information that is inaccurate in this post, please contact the Law Offices of Jennie Levin as soon as possible so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post should be considered legal or medical advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek professional medical assistance as soon as possible. The photos used in this post were not taken at this accident scene.