1 Killed in Los Angeles Bicycle Accident on Coldwater Canyon Boulevard
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 14, 2020) – Sunday night, a person died and another was injured following a crash on Coldwater Canyon Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.
According to Officer Drake Madison of the Los Angeles Police Department, the incident occurred at around 7:50 p.m. The crash happened when a white SUV struck two bicyclists. Furthermore, the crash occurred on Coldwater Canyon Boulevard, just north of Victory Boulevard in Valley Glen.
A bike ended crumpled underneath the SUV while the other one straddled on the curb, authorities said.
Los Angeles fire paramedics pronounced a female biker dead at the scene. Meanwhile, responders transported the other biker to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.
The 35-year-old woman driving the SUV remained at the scene. Authorities did not arrest the driver, according to Madison.
The incident is under LAPD Valley Traffic Divisions investigation.
To the family and friends of the victim, our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May you be comforted and find peace during this time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after Crash on Coldwater Canyon Boulevard
In the fatal bicycle accident on Coldwater Canyon Boulevard, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss; some common examples where this could be used is in funeral expenses, medical bills, and what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family with the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If a loved one died in a bicycle accident due to a reckless driver, do not hesitate to file a claim. To begin your wrongful death claim, call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle and grant you and your family the settlement you deserve. Moreover, we single ourselves out from other personal injury law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Also, because we respect our clients, we require no silly “retainer,” or holding fees. If you’re interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover the financial hardships accrued by the loss of a loved one, call us.