SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (December 19, 2016) – A bicyclist was killed after being hit by a car on Central Avenue on Monday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:00 pm. A bicyclist described only as a male was crossing Central Avenue near 33rd Street on a bicycle when he was struck by a dark colored car traveling at a high rate of speed. The impact threw the bicyclist up into the air and then into a parked car.
The cyclist was rushed to a local hospital where he tragically was pronounced dead. The investigation is ongoing as authorities attempt to locate the driver that struck the bicyclist.
“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, Newport Beach, 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.