Deadly Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on 101 Freeway
52-year-old Andrea Ortega was hit and killed by a vehicle in Sherman Oaks on Thursday morning.
The incident took place on March 31st at 4:16 a.m.
Per reports, Ortega was struck on the southbound Ventura (101) Freeway at the San Diego (405) Freeway exchange.
Ortega was found in the roadway with serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.
It was also reported that the involved driver fled the scene. No descriptions on the suspect’s vehicle have been made public at this time.
An active investigation is underway and those with information are urged to contact CHP.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Andrea Ortega.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.