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Teen killed, 2 others injured in South LA pedestrian accident


Jun 6, 2018

According to KTLA, one person was killed and two others were injured in a pedestrian accident in South Los Angeles on Monday, June 4, 2018.

The fatal pedestrian accident occurred near the victims’ school on Eight and Florence avenues around 3:45 p.m., when a vehicle struck the three victims after a collision involving another car.

The deceased victim, identified as 17-year-old Gabby Leyva, was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died. Leyva was a student at Alliance Renee and Meyer Luskin Academy.

The other two victims, both described as minors, suffered injuries and were transported to a nearby hospital. Authorities described their injuries as non-life-threatening. One of the victims is a student at Alliance Luskin Academy and the other at Alliance Middle Leadership Academy.

According to authorities, the three victims were walking home from school when the vehicle struck them.

Leyva’s family and loved ones held a vigil in remembrance of the victim the following evening.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

Our team at West Coast Trial Lawyers sends our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim killed in the pedestrian accident. We also wish the other two victims injured in the pedestrian accident a speedy recovery.

If you or a loved one has been hurt or killed in a pedestrian accident caused by another, you need to seek help from an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer to further discuss your claim. Our team of pedestrian accident attorneys are experts in obtaining justice and compensation for those who have fallen victim in a pedestrian accident.

We will be able to assist you in your time of need from start to finish. Feel free to contact our team of personal injury lawyers any time, as we are available 24/7. Call us today for a free, no-obligation consultation at (888) 888-9285 or visit www.westcoasttriallawyers.com for more information.

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