Man Killed on I-10 Freeway
A 34-year-old man by the name of Pablo Flores was struck and killed by a vehicle on Monday morning.
The crash occurred on December 13th on the Interstate 10 Freeway at Holt Avenue.
Per CHP, it was at 6 a.m. when the incident took place.
It was reported that Flores was running across the freeway when police stopped him and the man stated that someone was trying to kill him.
A Honda Accord then clipped the man in the eastbound lanes.
In addition, a Kia Forte then hit Flores causing him to go down in the roadway.
The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived at the scene where Flores sadly was pronounced dead.
Investigators are actively working to determine what factored into the incident.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Pablo Flores.
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.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk