Pedestrian Killed In Gardena Car Accident Not Far From The Intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Denker Avenue
GARDENA, CALIFORNIA (May 6, 2019) – A pedestrian was hit and killed in a car accident not far away from the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Denker Avenue.
Gardena police are saying that the accident took place around 10:01 p.m. Police are saying that the driver may have failed to notice the pedestrian in the road.
The pedestrian was found unconscious laying in the middle of the roadway. There is an ongoing investigation as to the cause of the crash.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
According to the Centers For Disease Control, “In 2016, 5,987 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States. This averages to one crash-related pedestrian death every 1.5 hours.” The vast majority of crashed take place when drivers are speeding or distracted and fail to see pedestrians. Most accident take place at night between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. It is important for both drivers and pedestrians to be vigilant during this time.
The family of a pedestrian that was killed in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A wrongful death attorney can investigate your case free of cost and get to the bottom of what happened. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to file a claim so it’s important to act quickly.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
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