1 Hurt in Los Angeles Pedestrian Crash on Broadway and Seventh Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 16, 2020) – Sunday morning, a person suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on Broadway and Seventh Street.
The incident occurred at around 6:55 a.m. in a crosswalk on Broadway and Seventh Street.
Reports from the police revealed that a Dodge Avenger failed to yield at a red light and struck the pedestrian.
The vehicle was driving east on Seventh Street until it pulled over at Spring Street. Afterward, the driver went out, checked the damaged car, and escaped the crash scene without helping the injured pedestrian.
Meanwhile, responders transported the victim to a hospital with serious injuries.
The authorities described the suspect as heavyset wearing a yellow vest.
Moreover, the authorities urged anyone with information on the collision to contact the LAPD’s Central Traffic Division Detective DeHesea at 213-833-3713. Also, they can email the detective at firstname.lastname@example.org. Furthermore, tipsters can also contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
What You Can Do if You Find Yourself in a Crash
When driving behind the wheel, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. As a pedestrian, make yourself visible and always walk on the sidewalks. Obey traffic laws and be cautious of your surroundings. Ultimately, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
Thousands of people across California suffer injuries in traffic collisions every year. Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case you find yourself injured after an accident. Additionally, the most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
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