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UPDATE: Nathalia Rodriguez Injured In Los Angeles Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Pico Boulevard and Alvarado Street in Pico-Union

Sep 7, 2019

Nathalia Rodriguez Los Angeles: Nathalia Rodriguez Injured In Los Angeles Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Pico Boulevard and Alvarado Street in Pico-Union

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (September 7, 2019) – A 13-year-old girl identified as Nathalia Rodriguez was seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident by the intersection of Pico Boulevard and Alvarado Street in Pico-Union.

Los Angeles police are saying that the accident took place as Nathalia Rodriguez was walking to school. The driver ran over Nathalia Rodriguez, backed over her, got out of his car to apologize and then took off. 

Nathalia Rodriguez is currently in a wheelchair and sustained  two fractures in her leg. Police are still looking for the suspect who they believe was in a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee. 

An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time. 

Liability In Hit-And-Run Collisions

It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that causes bodily injury. 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.” Pedestrian accidents tend to happen when drivers are:

  • Intoxicated
  • Speeding
  • Distracted
  • Fatigued

Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help with lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. 

Getting Help After A Car Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Nathalia Rodriguez as she continues to recover. Any person that may have seen the accident should reach out to police. The driver that caused this accident needs to be brought to justice. 

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply about making sure that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need to fully recover. Whether you have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285. 

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