LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (December 31, 2016) – A woman was killed on Saturday morning when she was struck by a car on West Second Street and Emerald Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:00 am at the intersection of West Second Street and Emerald Street. A woman identified as 47 year old Eugenie Pelagio was struck by a car at the intersection, and the responsible car immediately fled the scene.
Eugenie Pelagio was rushed to a nearby hospital, but was sadly pronounced dead at the trauma center. The investigation into the deadly accident is ongoing as authorities attempt to determine cause and liability.
“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. With offices available in Los Angeles, Anaheim, Buena Park, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 864-6664. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.