One Person Killed In Sunland Hit-And-Run Bicycle Accident Along Foothill Boulevard and Oro Vista In Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (September 9, 2019) – One person has tragically died in a hit-and-run car accident in Sunland near the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Oro Vista.
California Highway Patrol are saying that a bicyclist was struck by a car around 2:15 a.m. The driver that hit the victim did not stop and is currently being sought by police.
The victim was thrown from his bicycle and sustained major injuries. Despite life-saving efforts he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Liability In Hit-And-Run Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of a car accident that results in bodily injury or death. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” The family of any person that died in a hit-and-run accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim.
Investigating A Hit-And-Run Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a hit-and-run accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights so that they can make informed decisions. Whether you need more information about an accident or just have questions about the law we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.