North Hills: One Killed, One Injured in Crash
Posted on Jun 06, 2014
At about 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2014, one person was killed and another was injured in a crash in North Hills, reported the Los Angeles Times. While traveling southbound on Haskell Avenue, the driver of a Chevrolet Blazer ran a red light at the intersection with Parthenia Street and collided with a westbound motorist. The Chevrolet overturned before crashing into another vehicle that was heading eastbound on Parthenia. The driver of the Chevrolet was pronounced dead at the scene. Emergency responders transported another driver to an area hospital, where that driver was listed in stable condition. The accident is under investigation.
The California Office of Traffic Safety’s most current records indicate that 72,593 people were killed or injured in motor vehicle collisions that occurred in Los Angeles County in 2011. Los Angeles ranked the 9th worst in the state for its incidence of fatal and injury traffic accidents. Statewide, 2,857 people lost their lives in crashes that year. Traffic signals and signs were a primary collision factor in 129 of the fatal and 12,610 of the injury accidents.
In California, when a crash results in injury or death, the at-fault party may be held liable for the expense of the victims’ recoveries or of their families’ losses. For more information, please call 888-752-7474 or contact us online.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the family of the driver who was killed in this accident. We would also like to wish a full recovery to the driver who was injured.