Van Nuys, CA – LADOT Traffic Officer Struck and Killed in Fatal Accident on Victory Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA (July 29, 2018) – An LADOT Traffic officer reportedly suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a vehicle that was involved in a crash on Victory Boulevard Friday morning, according to a reliable and trustworthy news source in Los Angeles. The deadly crash was reported to have taken place in the 15200 block of Victory Boulevard at around 7:20 a.m.
According to reports, the Traffic Officer was on-duty at the time of the fatal collision. Reports stated that at least one of two vehicles that were involved in a nearby car accident struck the Los Angeles Department of Transportation Traffic Officer as he was standing outside of his vehicle. Emergency responders were fast to arrive on the scene to help the victim.
The officer had to be immediately transported to a local hospital. However, he tragically passed away later due to the injuries he sustained in the collision. Authorities did not make any allusions as to how the accident had started, while there was also no mention of whether or not the driver who struck the officer remained at the scene. The name of the victim is currently being withheld until family members can be notified. The events that led to this collision are under investigation at this time.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved family members of the victim during this tragic and devastating time.
Los Angeles Car Accident and Wrongful Death
The investigation into this horrific incident will remain focused on establishing exactly how the crash was caused that led to the death of the officer. Determining liability will depend completely on whether or not investigators can determine who caused the accident and whether or not they were acting negligently at the time the crash occurred. Depending on the irrefutable findings of the investigation, there may be a path toward a strong wrongful death claim available for the victims’ family.
We at Brady Law Group realize that there is nothing as detrimental as the sudden loss of a loved one. We reserve an incredible passion for holding negligent drivers accountable for the massive pain and devastation they inflict. If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident due to a negligent or criminal driver, call us at (866) 211-2562 for a free consultation with one of our talented attorneys today.
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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 for all those involved in the accident.