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Los Angeles, CA: Teenage Girl Injured in Pedestrian Collision

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Los Angeles
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California (April 20, 2018): The California Highway Patrol has launched an investigation into a pedestrian collision in Los Angeles that happened yesterday afternoon, Thursday, April 19, 2018. The pedestrian, a 16-year-old girl, has not yet been identified and only limited information has been made available to the public while the investigation remains open and ongoing.

Officials believe the collision happened just before 2:00 p.m. when the teenage pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Whittier Boulevard and Hendricks Avenue. Paramedics were dispatched to the scene to assist the victim, but the severity of her injuries is unknown and no updates on her condition have been released. Reports do not indicate whether the driver of the vehicle is cooperating with authorities on the investigation. Investigators are still gathering information about the collision and no further details have been provided at this time.

The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our sympathies to the victims and offer our prayers for her full and complete recovery. Pedestrians are uniquely vulnerable travelers on the road who often face disproportionately severe hardships in the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision. It especially important for pedestrians to know their rights and responsibilities under the law and we would encourage all accident victims to take advantage of the legal remedies that may be offered in their state.

If you or someone you love suffered injuries 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 and schedule a free case consultation with one of our respected and esteemed motor vehicle crash attorneys to learn more about your options for legal recourse today.

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