SUV Strikes Pedestrian in Vermont Square Area, Fatally Pinning Them Against Building [Los Angeles, CA]

Los Angeles, CA (May 28, 2024)- SUV Strikes Pedestrian in Vermont Square Area, resulting in a fatal accident when the vehicle collided with the side of a building, pinning the person between the SUV and the wall.

On Tuesday afternoon, a tragic incident unfolded in the Vermont Square area of Los Angeles. According to Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Jennifer Middleton, firefighters were dispatched to the 1300 block of West 46th Street around 4:35 p.m.

SUV Strikes Pedestrian, Fatally Pinning Them Against Building in Vermont Square Area
The 1300 block of West 46th Street where a pedestrian was fatally struck by an SUV pinning them against a building


Upon arrival, they discovered a devastating scene: an SUV had collided with a building, tragically pinning a pedestrian against the structure. Despite their swift response, firefighters declared the pedestrian deceased at the scene.

“Sadly, the trapped patient was declared deceased on scene by firefighters. The condition of the vehicle’s driver is unknown at this time,” Middleton said in a statement. As authorities continue to investigate, the exact cause of the collision remains unclear.

City building officials were also called to the scene to assess the structural integrity of the building, ensuring no further danger to the public.

Such tragic accidents highlight the vulnerability of pedestrians and the severe consequences that can arise from vehicular collisions.

As an expert attorney specializing in pedestrian-related accidents with over five years of experience, I have seen firsthand the devastating impact these incidents have on victims and their families.

The emotional and financial burdens can be overwhelming, and victims’ families must understand their rights and the compensation they may be entitled to through legal means.

At Crockett Law Group, our attorneys are dedicated to providing compassionate and skilled legal representation to those affected by such tragic events. Families of the deceased pedestrian can pursue various types of compensation to help alleviate the financial strain caused by the accident. This compensation can cover a range of damages, including:

  1. Medical Expenses: If the pedestrian received medical treatment before their passing, the family might be entitled to compensation for the medical bills incurred.
  2. Funeral and Burial Costs: The sudden loss of a loved one often comes with unexpected funeral and burial expenses. Compensation can help cover these costs, easing the financial burden on the family.
  3. Loss of Income: If the deceased was a primary breadwinner, their family might face significant financial hardship due to the loss of income. Compensation can help cover lost wages and provide financial support for the future.
  4. Pain and Suffering: The emotional distress and trauma experienced by the family due to the loss of their loved one can also be compensated. This includes the grief, mental anguish, and loss of companionship suffered by the family members.
  5. Property Damage: If the collision caused damage to the family’s property or belongings, they could be entitled to compensation for repairs or replacements.

We work diligently to gather evidence, establish liability, and build a strong case to ensure the victim’s family receives the compensation they deserve. We understand the complexities of pedestrian accident cases and are committed to advocating for our client’s rights every step of the way.

If you or a loved one has been affected by a pedestrian-related accident, we encourage you to contact our experienced attorneys for a consultation.

Our law firm extends our deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are mourning the loss of their loved one.

It’s important to have experienced wrongful death lawyers on your side when losing a loved one in a car accident. Call us at 1-888-965-3827 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by phone, text, and online chat.

Note: Our law office relies on external sources for the content of this post. Although we aim for accuracy, we have not independently verified all facts related to this incident. Should you identify any inaccuracies, please notify Text Kevin Accident Attorneys for corrections. Posts will be removed upon request.

Disclaimer: The content of this post is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for business. The information contained herein is not intended to offer legal or medical advice. If you or someone you care about has been injured in an accident, it is recommended to seek immediate medical assistance. The photo featured in this post was not taken at the actual scene of the accident

Source: My News LA

This map shows the 1300 block of West 46th Street where a pedestrian was fatally struck by an SUV pinning them against a building

Kevin Crockett

Kevin Crockett

Kevin Crockett is an award-winning personal injury lawyer who understands the impact an accident can have on someone’s life. That’s why he aggressively fights for each of his clients.

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