REDONDO BEACH, CA (October 6, 2022) – Redondo Beach police today said they arrested a Rolling Hills hit-and-run driver in connection with a vehicle striking two teenagers, one of whom is identified as LeBron Evans, 15, on an electric bicycle and fleeing the scene.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies located the vehicle and motorist Tuesday in the city of Rolling Hills Estates, said Redondo Beach police Capt. Jon Naylor.
“The person of interest has been released from custody at this time and the investigation is ongoing,” Naylor said. “No other persons of interest are being sought, however, the investigation continues.”
The crash occurred on Sept. 17 about 10:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of Rindge Lane, Naylor said.
“Preliminary information was reported to the police department by one of the juvenile parties involved, after all parties left scene of the collision,” he said. “Upon completion of the investigation, it will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for consideration of felony hit-and-run charges.”
Anyone with any information regarding the crash was urged to call the Redondo Beach Police Department Traffic Hotline at 310-937-6605.
[via City News Service]
Liability In Rolling Hills Bicycle Accidents
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting bicyclists and other pedestrians. According to California Vehicle Code 21200, “A person riding a bicycle or operating a pedicab upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this division, including, but not limited to, provisions concerning driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs, and by Division 10.” There are number of common causes of motorcycle accidents including:
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue
- Prescription drug use
- Inclement weather
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and funeral expenses. It is extremely important that evidence is properly preserved and protected after an accident. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Rolling Hills Hit-And-Run Arrest and LeBron Evans’ Injuries
We at Accident News Now extend our well wishes to LeBron Evans and the other teen involved in this hit-and-run crash, and hope they make a speedy recovery. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of all who have lost so much.
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