Hit-and-Run on Wilshire Boulevard Leaves 1 Dead, Suspect Arrested
Los Angeles, CA (August 27, 2020) – On Thursday, a person died in a pedestrian accident on Wilshire Boulevard and Alvarado Street.
The fatal accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. in the Westlake area, where the victim was struck by a pick-up truck.
Apparently, the involved driver fled the scene after the accident. Even so, witnesses described the hit-and-run vehicle as a white pickup truck.
Los Angeles Police Department said the victim died at a hospital.
However, the authorities withheld the deceased’s identity.
Later on, police located the suspect, 72-year-old Ramiro Vicente Torres.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and community of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you in this painful time.
What Can the Loved Ones Do?
Furthermore, it is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects. And, this is quite common in accidents that result in death.
Thus, it is crucial that the family of the victim becomes aware that they may be able to file a wrongful death suit.
In a word, a wrongful death claim allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed. Additionally, it also alleviates all the financial tolls accrued during this delicate time.
Consequently, finding the right attorney to handle your wrongful death can be tricky and overwhelming. We at Sweet Lawyers prioritize families, and we provide compassionate, yet effective assistance throughout the entire process.
In the same way, we do not just win cases. We work to maximize your recovery. Also, we grant you peace of mind. Call us at (800) 674 7852 for a free case evaluation with an expert. In addition, you may reach us through email, online chat, or text message. Equally important, we’ve made our lines available to assist you 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week.