1 Dead in Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident on Figueroa Street and 89th Street
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 20, 2021) – Sunday morning, a pedestrian died in a hit-and-run crash on Figueroa Street and 89th Street.
The incident happened at about 8:25 a.m. on Figueroa Street and 89th Street.
According to reports, a 2021 dark gray Kia k5 participated in a speed contest with at least two other vehicles.
As the vehicle raced south on Figueroa Street at 89th Street, the Kia driver struck a 59-year-old man crossing an unmarked crosswalk.
The authorities said that the Kia k5 fled the scene without stopping to aid the pedestrian.
Meanwhile, the drivers of the other two racing vehicles also escaped the scene.
Also, the identity of the man remains undisclosed due to pending family notification. Then, responders took the victim to Harbor UCLA Medical Center by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics. However, he later succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The authorities urged anyone with information about the incident to call Detective Keith Gonzales or Officer Carol Mitchell of the South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500.
We would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with Loss after a Crash in Los Angeles
The family of the victim must become aware that they have the chance to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back a victim, we strive to secure the future of our clients. We’re here to protect them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we get you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. Thus, if you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.