Hit-and-Run Crash on Roscoe Boulevard Leaves Winnetka Mother Lorena Ponce Dead
Canoga Park, CA (December 17, 2020) – On Wednesday, 46-year-old Lorena Ponce died in a hit-and-run accident on Roscoe Boulevard and Lurline Avenue.
Officers responded at about 5 a.m. in Winnetka, where a woman was fatally struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian, a mother of four from Canoga Park, died at the scene of the accident.
News outlets did not release her name util Thursday morning, which was provided by Ms. Ponces’ fiancee.
Moreover, the authorities were looking for a light-colored vehicle. Possibly a tan or silver Chevrolet Tahoe, which was last seen traveling west on Roscoe Boulevard.
Similarly, a reward of up to $50,000 is available through the city’s Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund to anyone who can provide details that leads to a suspect.
Please call LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division Officer Takishita at 818-644-8116 or 877-527-3247 during non-business hours if you have further details about the incident. Also, callers can report a tip anonymously to the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Lorena Ponce. May you find courage during this difficult time.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim after Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash
Moreover, those closest to the victim may have the right to seek compensation for their loss. Some common examples where this could be used is in funeral expenses and medical bills. Also, what is called “loss of consortium.”
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, an attorney of Sweet Lawyers.
So, if a loved one died in a similar accident, do not hesitate to file a claim. To begin your wrongful death claim, call Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our goal is to remain on your side throughout your legal battle and grant you and your family the settlement you deserve. Moreover, we single ourselves out from other personal injury law firms by providing personalized guidance and aggressive representation. Also, because we respect our clients, we require no silly “retainer,” or holding fees. If you’re interested in seeking trusted legal support to cover the financial hardships accrued by a death, call us.