Israel Ovando Vera Dead in Los Angeles Bicycle Accident on Roscoe Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard
LOS ANGELES, CA (March 7, 2021) – Saturday morning, 38-year-old bicyclist Israel Ovando Vera died in a hit-and-run crash on Roscoe Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard.
The fatal hit and run accident happened just after 4:20 a.m. near the Roscoe Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard intersection. LAPD said that it occurred in the North Hills East neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Upon the arrival of L.A. Fire Department paramedics, they declared the bicyclist dead at the scene. At this time, the authorities are withholding the identity of the deceased due to pending family notification.
Meanwhile, the preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased rode his bike south on Sepulveda Boulevard. Then, he traveled within the crosswalk to cross the Roscoe Boulevard intersection. However, an eastbound driver hit him.
As a result, the bicycle rider succumbed to his injuries upon the first responders’ arrival. Meanwhile, the involved driver fled the crash scene. The investigators said that the vehicle is a 2007 to 2011 Toyota Camry with four doors.
The authorities continue to investigate the North Hills bicycle accident.
Moreover, authorities urged anyone with information to call Valley Traffic Division Officer Martinez at 818-644-8022, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Callers may contact 877-527-3247 during non-business hours or on weekends.
For anonymous tipsters, they may contact L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or visit lacrimestoppers.org. They can also send tops through lapdonline.org and clicking “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu, or downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app and selecting L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as the local program.
To the family and friends mourning the death 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 Accident
In the fatal bicycle accident on Roscoe Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard, the family of the victim must become aware of their rights under the law.
Those closest to the victim may seek compensation for their loss; some common examples of what this could be used for are funeral expenses, medical bills, and 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 the deceased,” 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. Moreover, 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. Ultimately, for more information, you can call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.