According to NBC, two pedestrian children died and three other pedestrians were injured in a car accident in East Los Angeles on Thursday, November 16, 2017.
The accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Indiana Street.
According to authorities, the car accident happened when a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s vehicle was responding to a gunshot victim. The deputy sheriff’s vehicle lost control and struck five pedestrians.
One child died at the scene and the other four victims were rushed to a nearby hospital, where another child succumbed to his injuries.
The deputy sheriff’s vehicle struck two cars in the accident, but none of the motorists or deputies were injured.
Anyone with information regarding the car accident is urged to contact the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station at 323-264-4151.
West Coast Trial Lawyers sends our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the two children involved in the accident. We also wish the other victims a speedy recovery.
Our attorneys at West Coast Trial Lawyers have plenty of experience in helping victims recover compensation for their losses. If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a car accident, we highly suggest that you seek the assistance of a personal injury attorney.