Inglewood, CA (February 19, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Inglewood area left one pedestrian injured.
On February 18th, the police and firefighters were called to provide assistance at the scene of an accident on Hawthorne Boulevard.
Preliminary reports show that at around 7:20 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while walking in the area of 11132 Hawthorne Boulevard.
The pedestrian was hurt as a result of the accident. Medics tended to the victim at the scene before transporting them to a local hospital for further care.
The circumstances surrounding the accident are currently being investigated.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
Every year, pedestrian accidents take the lives of thousands of people across the United States. Tens of thousands of others are left with injuries. Following these accidents. Being hurt as a result of a pedestrian accident can have a significant impact on your life. Many people are left with painful injuries that require extensive medical treatment.
Leading injuries reported in pedestrian accidents include:
- Severe spinal cord fractures that result in paralysis.
- Internal organ injuries that require extensive and immediate medical care.
- Severely broken bones that require casts and surgery in some cases.
- Severe cuts and lacerations due to being thrown on the road.
Suffering any type of serious injury as a result of a pedestrian accident can have a profound impact on your life. Unfortunately, many victims have to spend extensive time off work to recover.
Car accidents involving pedestrians occur every day in California. As a result of negligent motorists. We see countless people hospitalized as a result of speeding motorists, drivers who are intoxicated by drugs or alcohol, or drivers who simply fail to yield to pedestrians. There are several areas in our state where pedestrians have the right of way to travel across the roadway, including designating crossing areas. When drivers disregard the safety of pedestrians traveling nearby, it can have life-altering consequences.
If you have the unfortunate experience of being hurt in a pedestrian accident, you must reach out to a skilled legal team right away. A knowledgeable California pedestrian accident lawyer can help you seek financial compensation for all of the damages you face.
The lawyers at Wilshire Law Firm have accomplished a great deal in the legal industry and are committed to providing each of our clients with comprehensive services. We understand the stress that an injury can cause, so let us fight on your behalf. Our team will utilize our extensive litigation experience and proven track record of success when litigating personal injury claims. Together we will get you justice and fair compensation for your injuries due to another person’s negligence. Contact our law firm today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation.