Los Angeles, CA (March 14, 2023) – A pedestrian was left injured following an automobile accident that took place in Los Angeles on Sunday evening.
At around 11:37 p.m. on March 12, the California Highway Patrol troopers were notified that a car crash had taken place on South Central Avenue.
Reports show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the roadway near East Florence Avenue during the evening hours. Highway Patrol and firefighters responded to provide assistance at the scene of the accident in Southern Los Angeles.
The pedestrian was injured and had to be transported to a local hospital for emergency medical care.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
Thousands of pedestrians are harmed as a result of accidents that take place here in California. Quite often, victims lose their lives in accidents that are completely preventable. Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol are likely to be unable to stop in time to avoid striking pedestrians nearby. They may have impaired judgment or not be able to see pedestrians in the area.
Other common causes of pedestrian crashes in our state include distractions, failing to yield, running red lights, and drivers who are reckless. Unfortunately, innocent people continue to die or suffer severe injuries and pedestrian accidents daily due to these and other acts of negligence.
If you have found yourself the victim of a pedestrian accident, there is a good chance that you will have to go through some type of medical treatment. Most often, industry and crash victims have to go through surgery and remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks after the accident. Depending on the severity of injuries, victims may even require months of treatment in the aftermath.
If another driver’s negligence has caused a pedestrian accident that left you with severe injuries, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. A personal injury claim can provide you with the financial relief that you need to cover all of the damages resulting from your accident as you focus on recovering and moving forward.
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