Man Hit & Killed by Motorcycle on 10 Freeway 

21-year-old Armando Hernandez was struck by a motorcycle and killed in Santa Monica last Tuesday.

Per reports, the incident took place around 3:30 a.m. on Cloverfield Boulevard on the 10 Freeway.

Hernandez was attempting to cross the freeway for unknown reasons, according to CHP, when the rider hit him. 

The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene.

Additionally, the motorcyclist suffered injuries and was hospitalized for treatment. 

It is unclear at this time what factored into the accident. 

Police also shut down the area for a period of time as crews worked at the scene.

Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.

Tips for after accident procedures:

  • Always stop at the scene 
  • Call 911 if there are any injuries 
  • Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
  • Exchange information with others involved and document everything 
  • Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault

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 be entitled to wrongful death benefits.

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