Palms: Teenage Pedestrian Killed in Crash
Posted on Nov 06, 2014
At about 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, a teenage pedestrian was killed in a crash in Palms, reported the Los Angeles Times. The accident involved two vehicles and occurred at the intersection of Venice and Robertson boulevards. Emergency responders transported the 16-year-old victim to an area hospital, where the victim was pronounced dead. Authorities are investigating the crash.
Throughout Los Angeles County, 72,593 people were killed or injured in crashes in 2011, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety’s most current accident records. Pedestrians accounted for 5,021 of the victims. Compared to 57 other California counties, Los Angeles ranked 9th for collisions and 3rd for pedestrian accidents in a ranking system in which 1st place is considered the worst.
After a fatal accident, the family of the victim may file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault parties in order to obtain compensation for their loss. 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 teenage pedestrian who was killed in this accident.