Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Injured after Collision on Gage and Converse Avenues
Los Angeles, CA (July 23, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a pedestrian was injured as the result of an accident that took place in the area of Gage and Converse Avenues. The incident occurred at approximately 2:42 PM in the afternoon on Monday, July 23, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the pedestrian and the driver involved in the collision.
As per the reports from CHP, the pedestrian had been walking at the intersection of Gage and Converse Avenues and, for indeterminate reasons, an oncoming vehicle plowed into this individual. Reports detailing the current physical conditions of the pedestrian and the driver have yet to be released. Circumstances surrounding the crash have not been clarified.
At this time, investigators are looking into possible causes of the accident. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers to the people involved in the accident and wish them peace of mind and security during this difficult time.
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At this time, the majority of issues surrounding the accident at Gage and Converse have not been resolved. As part of the ongoing investigation, officials may consider if the driver had consumed drugs or alcohol prior to operating the vehicle or if they had failed to comply with basic traffic laws.
By law, drivers are required to decrease speed and provide the right of way to pedestrians in marked and unmarked zones. Officials may also consider if the victim in question was walking in a safe crossing area on Gage and Converse.
In the event of an accident of this nature, the non-guilty victims may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit and, ultimately, receive compensation for a variety of inconveniences ranging from painful injuries to medical bills.
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.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 478-6483 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
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.