Pedestrian Killed In Los Angeles Car Accident On 73rd Street
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (May 23, 2019) – One person has died in a pedestrian accident by the intersection of 73rd Street by 4th Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:40 p.m. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim.
Despite life-saving efforts the pedestrian later died due to their injuries. There is an ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver has a responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.”
The family of a victim that died in a pedestrian accident may be able to hold the negligent driver accountable through a wrongful death claim. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. Damages in a civil action can help cover lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering and funeral expenses.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you love been injured in a pedestrian accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We can take steps to make sure that your rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.