TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (March 2, 2017) – A female bicyclist was tragically killed on Thursday after she was struck by a delivery truck on Van Ness Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 11:30 am in the 19600 block of Van Ness Avenue. A female bicyclist, identified only as a 72 year old, was riding her bicycle south on Van Ness when a 1998 International Delivery truck pulled out of a driveway and struck her.
The bicyclist was rushed to a hospital, where she was tragically declared dead as a result of her injuries. The truck driver did not report sustaining any injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“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 Torrance, Los Angeles, San Jose, 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.