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Valley Glen, CA (September 27, 2019) – Early Thursday morning, September 26th, police confirmed that a pedestrian was struck and critically injured by a motor vehicle in the Valley Glen area of Los Angeles. The collision occurred around 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Sherman Way.
Officials with the Los Angeles Police Department said that the pedestrian, whose identity has not yet been released, was hit by a car while crossing the intersection. Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the accident site, where they found the victim unable to breathe. The injured pedestrian was immediately transported to a nearby hospital with critical injuries.
Police are currently conducting a thorough investigation into this incident. No further information has been released.
Our thoughts are with the injured pedestrian at this time.
According to reports, a pedestrian is struck and killed by a motor vehicle approximately every two hours. Pedestrian accidents in California have been reported to make up 11 percent of all motor vehicle accident deaths in the state. These unfavorable statistics are commonly due to the extreme vulnerability of the victim at the time of impact, which leaves pedestrians at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries.
Deadly accidents can occur at any time, resulting in not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but the burden of extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is terribly important for bereaved family members to understand that they may likely have substantial rights at this time.
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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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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