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One Dead and Two Hospitalized After Car Jumps Curb in Los Angeles

One Dead and Two Hospitalized After Car Jumps Curb in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA – A tragic incident occurred in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles where a vehicle crashed into a building after hitting several pedestrians. The Los Angeles Fire Department immediately responded to the scene after receiving calls about the crash at around 5:28 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7th. The unfortunate incident resulted in the death of one of the victims.

When the firefighters arrived at 6161 West Pico Boulevard, they found two pedestrians pinned beneath a black Hyundai sedan. The driver had jumped the curb onto the sidewalk, striking the three victims before crashing into a Chase Bank building. A 48-year-old female, 19-year-old male, and a 51-year-old male were taken to the hospital in serious condition. Unfortunately, the 51-year-old man succumbed to his injuries later. The incident remains under investigation.

Pedestrian Accidents 

Unfortunately, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents each year. In this accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Video from businesses on this street
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Inspection of the road conditions
  • Driving records

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. While handling several of these cases, attorneys at The Barnes Firm have found common causes of pedestrian accidents usually include one or more of the following: 

  • Fatigue  
  • Texting and driving  
  • Distracted driving   
  • Failure to yield right of way   
  • Speeding   
  • Aggressive driving   
  • Inexperienced driving   
  • Alcohol or drug involvement   

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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