Gardena, CA (February 19, 2023) – A pedestrian accident took place in the harbor gateway North section of Gardena that sent one victim to a local hospital with injuries.
The accident was reported just after 7:45 p.m. on February 18th.
Law enforcement reports that a vehicle struck a pedestrian who was walking in the area around West 135th Street and South Figueroa Street. The pedestrian was reportedly injured as a result of the collision.
The victim was treated by emergency medical personnel who had responded to the scene of the accident. After that, the pedestrian received additional medical attention at a nearby hospital after being taken there by ambulance.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to suffering serious injury as a result of motor vehicle accidents. Due to the fact that they have no protection during accidents, they are more likely to suffer severe injuries that impact their lives forever.
We often see pedestrians left with spinal cord injuries, severe cuts, lacerations that lead to permanent scarring, and other serious injuries that impact their lives forever.
There are many cases where pedestrian suffers of your injuries as a result of accidents that are caused by careless and reckless drivers. We see countless people hospitalized as a result of crashes that are caused by drivers who are intoxicated by alcohol, under the influence of drugs, speeding while behind the wheel, or even using their cell phones to talk or text other people. Any careless or reckless action can cause a serious car accident in an instant, leaving victims to deal with overwhelming consequences.
As the victim of a pedestrian accident, you may be able to see financial compensation to cover the cost of medical treatment and more. It is in your best interest to hire a pedestrian accident lawyer to represent you throughout the duration of your claim. Your attorney will be able to take various steps to protect your legal rights and fight for fair compensation.
Your attorney will investigate the accident and gather strong evidence for you. They will be able to compile the evidence into a case on your behalf against the defendant. With this information, your attorney will demand full compensation to make sure that you have the money you need to cover your losses and expenses. Seeking immediate representation is in your best interest when it comes to protecting your legal rights and holding the negligent driver accountable.
At Wilshire Law Firm, our California pedestrian accident lawyers strive to provide the best possible legal representation for each and every one of our clients. With decades of experience in litigating claims and obtaining fair compensation for people injured due to another person’s negligence, we are confident that our skilled attorneys will be able to help you hold negligent motorists accountable while also securing the maximum amount of compensation possible for your injuries. If you need help from a trusted law firm, call us today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation to get started on your case.