“Hit and Run”
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (February 11, 2017) – A 69 year old man was killed on Saturday morning in a hit and run accident on Broadway and 49th Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 6:20 am at the intersection of Broadway and 49th Street. A pedestrian was crossing Broadway at 49th Street inside a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle heading southbound on Broadway.
The pedestrian was rushed to a hospital by paramedics, but tragically succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian fled the scene immediately after the accident, which remains under open 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.”
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, Sacramento, San Diego, 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.