Man Struck and Killed in Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash on Topanga Canyon Boulevard
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 13, 2020) – Monday morning, a male pedestrian died in a hit-and-run accident on Topanga Canyon Boulevard.
According to the LAPD, the incident occurred on Topanga Canyon Boulevard.
Moreover, the hit and run happened near Santa Suzanna Pass Road, at around 5:30 a.m.
Apparently, a dark-colored sedan initially travelled southbound.
It later hit a male pedestrian walking eastbound across Topanga Canyon Boulevard.
As a result, responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene of the accident.
Furthermore, the officers withheld the identity of the victim due to pending family notification.
A $50,000 reward awaits anyone with information leading to the hit-and-run whereabouts.
Anyone involved in an incident must remain at the scene. Also, render aid, and identify yourself as required by law, the authorities reiterated.
Facts about Pedestrians and Accidents
Pedestrians have the right of way at any crosswalk or intersection. Therefore, it’s a driver’s responsibility to yield and be prepared to stop.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Furthermore, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances, street corners, and even highways.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to those affected by the loss of the victim in this hit-and-run accident.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. Nevertheless, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If you lose a loved one in an accident, reach out to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, we understand the delicacy of the situation you are in. Thus, our team is here to ensure your family’s legal rights are protected, and that your loved one is vindicated. With over 40 years in the legal field, we have the experience and the resources to win your pedestrian accident case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your legal options.