NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (April 12, 2017) – At least one person was killed in a collision on Vanowen Street on Wednesday morning, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 12:07 am on Vanowen Street and Laurel Canyon Boulevard. A DUI driver was heading westbound on Vanowen Street at a high rate of speed when he lost control and veered into opposing traffic, colliding with another car.
The driver of the other car had to be extricated from their car, and was rushed to the hospital where they sadly died as a result of their injuries. The DUI driver attempted to flee the scene but was detained by a citizen until authorities arrived. The accident remains under investigation at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 541-2111. We are here to help you.