81-year-old Maria De Hipolito Dead in Los Angeles Car Accident on Highland Avenue
LOS ANGELES, CA (October 16, 2020) – Monday morning, Maria De Hipolito died in a crash on Highland Avenue.
Moreover, the incident happened on October 12th at around 11:00 a.m. A northbound Toyota Prius struck a Chevrolet Cruze making a left turn from southbound Highland Avenue to Sunset Boulevard.
Officer Joel Twycross, with the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division, said that both drivers remained at the scene.
Meanwhile, responders transported the Chevrolet’s front passenger and another passenger to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. However, the front passenger, Maria De Hipolito ,succumbed to her injuries. Meanwhile, the extent of injuries of the other passenger remains unknown.
Also, responders took the Toyota driver to Cedars-Sinai for treatment, and is recovering.
According to Twycross, alcohol, and drugs didn’t play a role. Thus, authorities haven’t made any arrests or citations.
Moreover, he added that the crash remains under active investigation. Even so, the authorities suspect that the crash was accidental.
“We would like to hear from any potential witnesses who saw it,” Twycross stated. “It’s a pretty busy intersection. We do have camera footage, but someone may have had a different perspective.”
Authorities urge anyone with information about the crash to contact LAPD West Traffic Division investigators at (213)473-0234 or (213)473-0222.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Thus, our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning the loss of Maria De Hipolito.
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