Los Angeles, CA: Bicyclist Killed in Multi-Vehicle Hit-and-Run Accident
Los Angeles, California (April 16, 2018): The South Traffic Division of the Los Angeles Police Department has opened an active investigation into a fatal hit-and-run collision that was reported early this morning, Monday, April 16, 2018. The victim, believed to be a man in his sixties, has not been identified and only limited information has been made available to the public while the investigation remains ongoing.
Officials believe the incident happened just around midnight when a man riding his bicycle was struck by a vehicle and then run over by several other vehicles near the intersection of Avalon Boulevard and Century Boulevard. All of the vehicles involved reportedly fled the scene without stopping to offer assistance or speak to the authorities. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are continuing to gather information and no additional details have been provided at this time.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of the deceased. We are truly sorry for your devastating and shocking loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you in the wake of this tragedy.
Motor vehicle crashes have been one of the leading causes of fatalities in the United States for decades, forcing countless survivors to confront seemingly insurmountable burdens in the aftermath. It is important for all travelers on the road to know their rights and responsibilities under the law and we encourage all victims to take advantage of the legal remedies that may be available to help.
If someone you love was killed as a result of a collision with a motor vehicle, you may be legally entitled to recover monetary compensation for your pain, loss, and expenses under the civil liability laws in California. Call the Los Angeles Injury Group at 310-954-7248 to schedule a free case consultation with one of our trusted and experienced wrongful death attorneys and learn more about your options for legal recourse today.