11-Year-Old Frank Portillo Hospitalized Following LA Hit-and-Run Accident
Los Angeles, CA (March 26, 2021)-On Wednesday, 11-year-old Frank Portillo sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on 42nd Street.
The Los Angeles hit and run crash took place east of McKinley Avenue.
Reports said the boy was running to catch up to an ice cream truck when a stolen car, a Chevy Tahoe, struck him.
The SUV driver stopped and got out to check on the boy. However, they left the scene without giving him any help or identifying himself.
The boy incurred bruises and scratches. Also, reports said the Frank might have hurt his left lung which is why he’s under observation.
Furthermore, witnesses said he was thrown 30 feet from the impact. Also sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital by the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Officers said he is expected to be okay.
Meanwhile, the SUV was described as a gray or beige 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe with a California license plate number 6SEZ288.
The investigation into the accident revealed the Tahoe was stolen out of the LAPD’s Rampart Division on Sunday.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in California
Each year, around 20-50 million motorists and pedestrians are injured or become disabled due to a crash. However, even if accidents are a common occurrence, many people do not suspect what follows in the event of a crash.
Therefore, it is crucial to know how to proceed in case a loved one is injured after an accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to an accident is hiring a personal injury attorney.
“A common misconception is that personal injury lawyers don’t care. That is simply not true. Injury lawyers care about and want justice for their clients. We are driven by the desire to make our clients whole again,” says attorney Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
So, if you or a family member sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash, call the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your case. Moreover, our attorneys and the experienced professional legal team dealt with cases such as this one, and know the physical and emotional toll they take. Furthermore, our team will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation.