Los Angeles, CA – Update: Pedestrian Killed in Collision at Florence Ave & St. Andrews Pl

South Los Angeles, CA (February 12, 2020) – Police have now released the identity of a woman who was struck and killed by a motor vehicle on Friday, February 7th, in South Los Angeles. Ruby Cervantes, 37, lost her life in the collision that occurred at the intersection of Florence Avenue and St. Andrews Place at around 6:00 a.m.

According to authorities, Cervantes was attempting to cross at the intersection when she was hit by an unspecified vehicle. Responders with the Los Angeles Fire Department arrived at the scene where the victim was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the vehicle was reported to have remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. No charges have been filed as the investigation is ongoing.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in California

Throughout the United States, at least one deadly auto-pedestrian collision is reported approximately every two hours, according to nationwide statistics. Pedestrian accidents in California, like anywhere else, typically result in severe and often fatal outcomes and are commonly caused by the actions of negligent drivers. During what is a terribly tragic and overwhelming time, obtaining compassionate and proficient representation to protect your rights is immensely important.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable 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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