LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (January 13, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on Friday on Century Boulevard, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened just before 10:00 pm on Century Boulevard, near Denker Avenue. A pedestrian identified only as an 81 year old male was struck by a dark colored SUV while walking in traffic lanes.
The pedestrian was rushed to a nearby hospital, but tragically succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced dead. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian did not remain at the scene and fled, only described as a dark colored SUV. Witnesses are asked to come forward and contact the LAPD with any information. The investigation is ongoing.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.