Fatal Hit-and-Run Bicycle Crash in Koreatown Leaves Man Dead
Two brothers were riding their bikes to work on Tuesday morning before being struck by a vehicle on April 26th.
The incident occurred at about 3:40 a.m. at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Mariposa Avenue.
A white Jeep Cherokee struck the two, which sadly resulted in the death of Leonidas Serech, 39.
His brother suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Additionally, the involved driver fled the scene without providing aid to the victims.
There is currently a $50,000 reward available to anyone who provides information on the suspect.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Leonidas Serech.
Hit-and-run collisions account for almost 6 deaths per day and there is at least one per minute in the U.S.
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.