[07-01-2021] Los Angeles County, CA – Hit-and-Run Crash Near 405 Freeway Results in One Death

A 34-year-old man identified as Abdoul D. was killed after a hit-and-run accident near 405 Freeway on Thursday morning, July 1st.

[07-01-2021] Los Angeles County, CA - Hit-and-Run Crash Near 405 Freeway Results in One DeathThe fatal collision took place on La Cienega at Imperial Highway, near the San Diego (405) Freeway, at around 12:35 a.m. The victim was reportedly crossing outside of the crosswalk when a southbound vehicle suddenly struck him.

The driver did not stop to help the victim and drove away from the scene. The vehicle was described to be either a recreational vehicle or a camper. The victim was killed in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Local authorities are actively pursuing the hit-and-run driver. Witnesses that can provide additional information about the accident are asked to call West Traffic Division detectives at 213-473-0234 or 213-473-0222.

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Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident Statistics

It is a crime in and of itself to flee the scene of an accident. Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents continue to occur on US highways daily. Hit-and-run accidents happen every minute in the United States. In 2016, there were approximately 2,049 hit-and-run fatalities in the United States. Every year, approximately 682,000 hit-and-run accidents occur in the country. Pedestrians are frequently the victims of hit-and-run accidents.

Pedestrians are completely defenseless and vulnerable in the event of someone else’s negligence in the circumstances in which most pedestrian accidents occur. There are several reasons why hit-and-run drivers flee the scene. They might be intoxicated or impaired by drugs, face legal difficulties, be uninsured, or be illegal aliens.

Los Angeles County Wrongful Death Attorney for Victims of Fatal Hit-and-Run Accidents

The unexpected death of a loved one can be devastating to the victim’s family. It may expose them to manipulation by insurance companies and other parties. To avoid this, you must have an attorney on your side fighting for your rights.

In the meantime, the victim’s family is encouraged to file a wrongful death claim with the assistance of an attorney. Through a wrongful death claim, the victim’s family can seek compensation for the damages (such as loss of income and companionship, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and emotional distress) caused by the fatal accident.

The dedicated team of hit-and-run lawyers from Arash Law is available to assist you 24/7. We have an intimate understanding of the law that applies in such circumstances. We take the time to get to know our clients and their cases in intimate detail, enabling us to obtain the most favorable settlements or jury verdicts possible for our clients. Call (888) 488-1391 for a FREE Consultation with a wrongful death attorney in California.

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