Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Dies after Fatal Collision on Northbound Interstate 805 near Imperial Avenue
Los Angeles, CA (July 18, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a fatal pedestrian accident took place along the northbound lanes of the Interstate 805 Freeway in the vicinity of Imperial Avenue. The incident occurred a little before 4:00 AM in the early morning hours on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. At present, no detailed information concerning the identities of the male pedestrian or the driver has been released.
According to the reports, the unidentified man was walking down northbound 805 as a Nissan Pathfinder approached. Without warning, the vehicle plowed into the pedestrian in the area of Lincoln Park. Afterward, rescue teams were dispatched to the site of the collision and provided medical attention to the victim, who had sustained extensive trauma from the impact. Officials did not specify if the man died at the scene or in a hospital setting.
Law enforcement officials have not disclosed information about the motorist.
Presently, the investigation team is looking into possible causes for this brutal accident. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt and loving prayers to the family and friends of the deceased pedestrian and wish them peace and love during this difficult time.
Los Angeles County Wrongful Death
By law, drivers are required to decrease speed and give the right of way to pedestrians in marked and unmarked crossing zones. In the case of the collision on Interstate 805, reports have not confirmed if the victim had been walking in a marked area. Nevertheless, drivers should always ben conscientious and exercise caution to prevent an unfortunate incident like this.
If fatalities occur after a crash caused by recklessness, negligence, or a variety of factors, the family members of the victim can pursue a wrongful death lawsuit and, ultimately, receive compensation for tragic loss, medical bills, and a variety of unfortunate issues.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
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Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.