Los Angeles County, CA: Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle in Whittier
Los Angeles County, California (March 22, 2018): Authorities are conducting an active investigation into a pedestrian accident in Whittier, CA, yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The victim has not been identified and only limited information has been made available to the public while the investigation remains open.
Officials believe the accident happened just after 4:00 p.m. when the pedestrian was hit by a black pickup truck near the intersection of Painter Avenue and Reis Street. Witnesses discovered the pedestrian injured in the street, though the severity of the injuries was not disclosed and no updates on the victim’s injury have been released. The driver of the pickup truck reportedly remained on the scene and is believed to be cooperating with the investigation. No further details have been provided.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our sympathies and offer our prayers for the swift and complete recovery of the injured victim. Even where more critical injuries have, fortunately, been avoided, victims often face substantial emotional burdens and financial hardships in the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision. It is important for victims to know that they may be legally entitled to relief under the civil liability laws in their state.
If you or someone you love suffered injuries as a result of a collision with a motor vehicle, California law may give you the legal right to recover monetary compensation for your pain, loss, and expenses. The attorneys at the Los Angeles Injury Group are committed to delivering justice to our clients. Call us at 310-954-7248 and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and explore your options with one of our trusted and dedicated motor vehicle crash attorneys today.