VENICE, CALIFORNIA (January 12, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed in a tragic accident on Thursday morning on Venice Boulevard and Venezia Avenue, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:00 am in the 600 block of Venice Boulevard near Venezia Avenue. A pedestrian was struck by a driver who subsequently fled the scene.
The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene and the investigation is ongoing at this time to determine cause and liability, and to find the vehicle involved in the accident.
“According to experts drivers are responsible the majority of the time for pedestrian accidents. These collisions occur when drivers are careless and fail to yield in a crosswalk or when they turn right on a red light without looking out for a pedestrian,” said a California pedestrian accident and personal injury lawyer.
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, Venice, 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.