Pedestrian Killed In Van Nuys Hit-And-Run Car Accident On Sepulveda Boulevard In Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (November 3, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run car accident on Sepulveda Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:00 p.m. A man in his 20’s was hit by another vehicle while he was near his car.
The driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and took off after the accident. He is currently being pursued by police.
Despite life-saving measures the pedestrian died due to their injuries. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that causes 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.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
Investigating A Hit And Run Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that they get the support that they deserve. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.