1 Injured in Los Angeles Scooter Crash on Cobalt Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 29, 2020) – Saturday night, a 6-year-old boy in a scooter sustained injuries after an accident on Cobalt Street.
The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Cobalt Street and Encinitas Avenue. According to reports, a westbound motorcyclist struck the young scooter rider on Cobalt Avenue.
Afterward, the man rode his motorcycle and fled the scene. Moreover, the driver didn’t help the injured boy.
Medical responders transported the boy to a hospital and listed him in stable condition.
According to authorities, the suspect was “Hispanic, 20 to 28 years old and 5-foot-6, with black hair.”
Furthermore, anyone who can provide information that will lead to the suspect’s identification and conviction may receive a reward of $25,000.
The authorities encouraged anyone with information to call Valley Traffic Investigator Garcia at 818-644-8117. Tipsters who want to report on non-business hours can contact 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Meanwhile, anonymous tipsters may contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
If you feel yourself drifting into other lanes due to fatigue or any other reason, safely pull over and rest before continuing to drive. You can also call a friend or an Uber to pick you up if you feel like it would be unsafe to drive.
Ways to Deal with Auto Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. To avoid suffering from such incidents, practice safe driving habits on the road at all times.
As a driver, it’s your responsibility to do it even when it is empty, even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make, say, a complete stop.
Even with the best driving habits, it is still important to know what to do if you find yourself in a motor vehicle accident
Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers says, “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. At the same time, they will secure your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.”
If you’re involved in a serious traffic scooter accident, call us. Sweet Law Group has over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your auto accident, personal injury, or disability case. We promise to fight, day and night, to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation with a professional in your area.