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Los Angeles, CA – One Killed After Pedestrian Crash at Florence Ave & Figueroa St

Los Angeles, CA (April 13, 2022) – On Tuesday, April 12, one person lost their life after they were hit by a car in South Los Angeles. Initial reports state that the fatal auto-pedestrian collision happened just before 6:00 a.m.

According to reports, the wreck happened at the intersection of Florence Avenue and Figueroa Street. Early reports show that a vehicle struck a person for reasons that are still being investigated by police. 

The deceased victim will be identified once their next of kin is notified. At this time, it remains unclear whether the vehicle that struck the pedestrian stayed at the scene or fled. 

Authorities in Los Angeles continue to investigate the details of the accident. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.

California Auto Collisions

Every year, thousands of people lose their lives in car accidents. California has several road rules established in order to keep drivers safe while traveling. Unfortunately, several people choose to disregard these rules. Recent statistics concerning California car accidents have called attention to the hazards of reckless driving. 

Driver distraction takes the lives of more than 13,000 people per year in the United States and is thought to be the reason behind approximately 31% of all traffic fatalities on American roadways. 

An average of 67 people lose their lives every day in car crashes across the state of California. Those who are traveling outside of their vehicles are at an increased risk of suffering fatal injuries. Pedestrians do not have adequate protection during crashes, which leaves them completely vulnerable. More than 893 pedestrians end up passing away from injuries sustained in auto wrecks each year in our state.

Pedestrians are often harmed in crashes due to drivers who are negligent in the operation of their vehicles. We see many people struck by speeding drivers, motorists who are distracted by cellphones and other objects, and those who are impaired by drugs or alcohol. Although there are several laws in place to protect pedestrians, we continue to see them harmed at an alarming rate. A California personal injury lawyer may be able to help you move forward from the aftermath of your accident by helping you collect financial compensation. 

Los Angeles Car Crash Attorneys

In the aftermath of an unexpected accident, many victims lack the knowledge necessary to protect their legal rights. Vehicle repair costs, lost wages, and medical bills can add up quickly. Injured victims may be emotionally and financially vulnerable after a crash, leaving them wide open for insurance companies to attempt to take advantage of them. Sadly, insurance companies are known for coercing injured crash victims into settling for much less than they deserve in terms of settlements/financial compensation. 

A Los Angeles car accident lawyer will be able to provide you with all of the information needed to successfully file a personal injury claim for compensation. You deserve the maximum amount of financial compensation after suffering injuries due to the carelessness of another driver. 

Allow a car crash attorney in Los Angeles to fight for your legal right toward financial compensation and negotiate a full and fair settlement from the insurance companies. You should be able to focus on your physical and emotional recovery without having to worry about how you will financially recover. 

Contact the law office of Jennie Levin, P.C. at your earliest convenience to discuss legal options available to you. We have been in the business of helping injured crash victims collect full and fair financial compensation for many years. You can reach us at 323-951-1188 to see how we can help you. 

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.