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Pacoima, CA (February 8, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed following a hit-and-run crash that happened in Pacoima on Thursday, February 6th. The crash was reported at the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Desmond Street around 8:15 p.m.
According to authorities, 44-year-old Luis Sosa was walking near the intersection with Glenoaks and Desmond Street when he was hit by a new model burgundy SUV. The SUV fled the scene just after striking Sosa and headed eastbound on Highway 118.
Sosa suffered critical injuries and died as a result of the crash. The suspect was later apprehended by police but their identity has not been revealed at this time. No further details have been released regarding the crash.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Luis Sosa following this fatal hit-and-run crash in Pacoima.
California experiences more than 3,000 deaths annually due to traffic crashes on our roadways. Approximately 1,000 deaths are reported in crashes involving pedestrians.
Fatal accidents are certainly devastating and frustrating for the family members who must move forward without their loved ones. The crash can be even more devastating when a hit-and-run driver is involved. Drivers who choose to flee the scene of a crash are attempting to avoid legal responsibility for their negligent driving behavior. Once they are apprehended, however, they will face significant civil and criminal legal issues.
At The May Firm, our skilled California pedestrian accident lawyers have the skills and experience needed to handle complicated hit-and-run cases. Even if the other driver is not located, we will attempt to successfully recover compensation on your behalf.
For your free consultation and case evaluation, please give us a call any time at (844) 629-3476.
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