Los Angeles, CA (March 4, 2023) – A pedestrian accident took place in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles that sent one person to a hospital for the treatment of injuries. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on March 4, the Los Angeles Police Department officers were notified that their assistance is needed at the scene of the crash on Hillhurst Avenue.
The police and firefighters with the Los Angeles County fire Department responded to the scene and secured Hillhurst Avenue at the intersection of Clayton Avenue. Upon arriving at the site of the accident, authorities located a pedestrian who was suffering from injuries after being struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian was briefly treated at the scene of the accident by responding EMS. The victim was then transported to a local hospital for further care.
The circumstances surrounding this pedestrian accident are currently being investigated.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
A pedestrian accident can have a devastating impact on the lives of victims. Pedestrians have no protection during accidents. As a result, they are likely to suffer injuries that significantly impact their health and well-being forever. It is incredibly common to see victims of pedestrian accidents left with severe trauma to the head, internal organ injuries, broken bones, and other serious injuries that require extensive medical treatment. After being injured in a pedestrian accident, many victims have to go through extensive medical treatment and remain out of work for weeks or months.
In order to help victims of these accidents move forward, they are provided the ability to seek financial compensation by filing personal injury claims. A personal injury claim can help you recover financial compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and more. It is crucial that you reach out to a Los Angeles pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible.
Your attorney will want to get to work immediately on building your case in gathering the strongest evidence on your behalf. Your attorney will go to the scene of the accident to gather evidence, work with expert reconstructionists, and even take statements from witnesses. Taking quick legal action will help to ensure that you have the best case against the defendant to prove your damages and help you prevail.
At Wilshire Law Firm, we understand how overwhelming and stressful it can be to face a personal injury lawsuit, which is why our fearless team of experienced car accident lawyers are here to help. We have recovered over $1 billion in verdicts and settlements for clients over the past 15 years, so you can trust that we will fight hard on your behalf and get you the best possible outcome for your case. Contact us today at 800-358-1884 for a free consultation with one of our attorneys so you can start getting the justice that you deserve.