1 Dead in Los Angeles Bicycle Accident on Centinela Avenue and Alvern Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 19, 2021) – Saturday morning, authorities arrested Michael Tesfai after the crash on Centinela Avenue.
The incident occurred when a car struck the 71-year-old bicyclist at around 4:40 a.m. CHP Officer G. Ramos said that the crash occurred on Centinela Avenue at Alvern Street.
27-year-old Michael Tesfai of Culver City drove a 2019 Toyota Camry west on Centinela Avenue in the number 2 lane. Then, the man on the Cannondale bicycle southbound on Alvern Street turner right onto westbound Centinela. As a result, the vehicle hit the bicycle.
Meanwhile, the Los Angeles County Paramedics declared the man dead at the scene.
Then, authorities arrested Tesfai for suspicion of DUI and booked him at the Los Angeles County Jail. Also, he received treatment for abrasions to his eyes.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our heartfelt condolences to those mourning the death of the victim.
Bicycle Accidents in Los Angeles California
Each year, around 20-50 million motorists and cyclists 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 your family is irrevocably impacted by a bicycle accident. The most valuable step you can take in response to a fatal bicycle accident is to hire an attorney.
“A common misconception is that wrongful death 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 give families some sense of closure,” says attorney Steve Baric of Sweet Lawyers.
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