Recently a 50 something year old male in Los Angeles was killed in a car accident. The accident was caused by a hit and run driver who fled the scene after the crash. On Monday January 4th the man was driving down the road when he was struck by the driver. According to the California Highway Patrol, the victim of the accident was hit at around 5:20 AM at 1200 West 94th Street in west Los Angeles. After the accident, the man was found dead at the scene. Witnesses say that the hit and run driver was in a light colored four door sedan. The vehicle was last scene traveling westbound on 94th street towards Normandie Avenue.
Shortly after the accident, the California Highway Patrol has begun its investigation of the accident and the hit and run drive. It will begin pursuing the driver in order to resolve the situation. Anyone who has any information about the case should call the California Highway Patrol West Los Angeles area office at 310-642-3939.
The driver who is responsible for the accident and who fled the scene will be charged criminally once they are apprehended by law enforcement. As is the case in all jurisdictions, leaving the scene of an accident is a crime. According to recent statistics, 2,000 people are killed each year in hit and run accidents in the United States. Most suspects flee the scene due to intoxication, not having a valid driver’s license or are looking to avoid arrest if found.
Whenever a hit and run case is started, it is important for all parties including an attorney to investigate the situation. An independent investigation should be conducted by an experienced attorney in a timely manner so that the rights of the family and the victim are protected. Having the proper resources is very important for a law firm to complete the investigation of a hit and run accident. As an attorney, it is vital to prove negligence so that they can help the family who lost a loved one receive compensation and receive justice. As well as getting compensation, an attorney can make the hit and run driver accountable for any reckless actions that took during the accident.
Anytime you or a loved one has been victim of a hit and run accident, it is important to get the best representation possible. With the assistance provided by Adamson Ahdoot Law Firm, individuals and families will be able to get the assistance they need in order to resolve any problems associated with a hit and run accident. Adamson and Ahdoot will investigate the circumstances that lead to the accident. Along with investigating everything associated with the case, Adamson and Ahdoot Law Firm will work with you and your family to receive the compensation you deserve and ensure that the hit and run driver is held accountable through the justice system. To learn more about how to best handle the effects of a hit and run accident, contact the law firm of Adamson and Ahdoot today.