Pilot Larry Voit Killed, Big Rig Occupant Hospitalized in San Pedro Plane Crash
San Pedro, CA (February 19, 2021) – On Friday, Larry Voit lost his life, while another sustained severe injuries in a plane versus big rig crash at the Port of Los Angeles.
The fatal crash occurred at about 12 p.m. in an isolated area of the port. The exact location is said to be in the 2500 block of South Navy Way.
Right away, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene, wherein a vehicle was trapped.
Unfortunately, the pilot of the single-engine plane, Larry Voit, 53, of Gardena, died at the scene.
Also, prior to the rescuers arriving at the scene, bystanders helped remove the man from the wrecked plane. They performed CPR on him under instruction by emergency dispatch until first responders arrived.
Meanwhile, authorities said a semi-truck occupant, a man in his 30s, was severely injured. Rescuers rushed him to a hospital for treatment.
Officers withheld the identity of the injured patient.
Furthermore, firefighters secured the area by preventing the small amount of spilled fuel from spreading.
Meanwhile, the National Transportation Safety Board investigates the incident.
We at Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Also, we wish the injured man a speedy recovery from the injuries.
Being Impacted by a Fatal Plane Crash
In the case of the plane crash in Port of Los Angeles, the family of the victims must become aware of their rights under the law.
Having legal representation after such a serious event will provide you or your family with the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that your rights are protected.
“Our firm works tirelessly to ensure that the people we work for are granted the highest restitution possible. We strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
We understand that the aftermath of losing a loved one or being severely injured can be extremely confusing and traumatizing. However, our office has devoted many hours to provide the best representation to our clients, making sure that impacted families get what they rightfully deserve. Therefore, if you are affected by a San Pedro plane accident, do not hesitate to contact the Sweet Lawyers today. We offer free and confidential consultations. Please callus at (800) 674 7854.