Pedestrian, 70, Critically Injured In Hyde Park Pedestrian Accident Along Crenshaw Boulevard In Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (November 4, 2019) – A 70-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident on Crenshaw Boulevard.
Los Angeles police are saying that the accident took place around 7:22 p.m. in the Hyde Park area. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim who sustained critical injuries.
The driver that hit the victim fled the scene took off and is currently being pursued by police. Any person with knowledge about the accident should reach out to the Los Angeles police department.
Liability In Hit-And-Run Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that results in bodily injury. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Victims of pedestrian accidents may be able to collect damages for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering through a bodily injury claim.
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