16-Year-Old Boy Killed in Los Angeles Scooter Accident
A vehicle collided with an e-scooter on Wednesday afternoon, resulting in the death of Ruben Castano.
The incident occurred in Los Angeles around 4 p.m. in the Vermont Square area.
The 16-year-old boy sadly died at the scene of the crash on February 9th.
It is unclear at this time what led to the deadly accident within the 4200 block of South Figueroa Street.
There also has not been any details provided regarding the involved driver.
An active investigation is underway.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ruben Castano.
According to statistics, 1 in 3 people involved in an e-scooter accident suffer serious injuries. In addition, the number of scooter-related injuries grew by 222% between 2014 and 2018.
If you or a loved one has suffered from an e-scooter accident, you may be eligible for compensation.
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.