Pedestrian Killed in Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

Deadly Pedestrian Accident in Manchester Square Area 

Police are in search of the suspect who was involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Los Angeles on Thursday night.

The pedestrian accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Van Ness Avenue near Inglewood. 

Per reports, the vehicle struck an unidentified man in his 70s on January 27th in the Manchester Square Area.

The dark-colored vehicle was traveling eastbound when it turned left onto Van Ness Avenue and struck the victim in the crosswalk.

Unfortunately, the man sustained serious injuries and died at the scene. 

The city of Los Angeles is offering a $50,000 reward to anyone with information on the involved suspect. 

Witnesses are urged to contact LAPD at 323-421-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. 

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.

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