Hit-and-Run Crash Claims the Life of Hector Hirales

Fatal Crash in South Los Angeles Kills Man 

A 75-year-old man died as the result of a hit-and-run crash in South LA last month. 

Police have identified the victim as Hector Hirales. 

The accident took place on April 27th at the intersection of Trinity Street and 41st Place. 

It was around 9:15 p.m. when a driver struck the man and fled the scene. 

Hirales suffered major injuries and was rushed to a hospital where he sadly died. 

The driver was said to have been driving a silver compact SUV. 

Authorities are still in search of the suspect. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact LAPD at 213-833-3713.

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Hector Hirales. 

According to statistics, 20% of pedestrian fatalities include fleeing drivers. In addition, 68% of those killed in hit-and-run crashes are pedestrians and bicyclists. 

There was also 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.

Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.

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