Female Pedestrian Killed at Avalon Boulevard and 105th Street
Investigators are working to determine liability regarding a fatal pedestrian accident in South Los Angeles on Sunday night.
The incident took place on February 6th just before 11 p.m.
According to LAPD, the involved driver struck the woman at the intersection of Avalon Boulevard and 105th Street.
Paramedics declared the woman dead at the scene.
It has also been reported that speed may have been a factor in the accident.
The involved driver stopped at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities.
Additionally, the vehicle was impounded by police following the incident.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
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.
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.