East Los Angeles, CA – Man Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Crash on 5 Freeway at Indiana St

East Los Angeles, CA (March 5, 2020) – A man in his 30s was tragically struck and killed by a motor vehicle on the 5 Freeway at Indiana Street in East Los Angeles. The fatal collision was reported at around 4:35 a.m. on Thursday morning, March 5th.

According to officials with the California Highway Patrol, an unspecified vehicle hit a pedestrian who walking in the area. Emergency crews arrived at the scene where they rendered aid to the victim who sadly succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Authorities are presently investigating the cause of the collision.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in New York

Data that was reported by the California Office of Traffic Safety presented that fatal pedestrian accidents in California rose by approximately 32.8 percent between 2012 and 2016. Auto-pedestrian collisions are often severe because of the defenselessness of victims, as well as such reasons as the inattentive actions of negligent drivers. It is vital for victims and bereaved family members to safeguard their rights and hold any responsible parties liable for their behavior.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers responsible for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.

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