Los Angeles, CA – Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Van Nuys Blvd

Los Angeles, CA – Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Van Nuys Blvd

Los Angeles, CA (February 26, 2024) – A 29-year-old Hispanic male lost his life as a result of a pedestrian accident that occurred in Pacoima late Saturday evening, February 24.

At around 10:00 p.m., a 70-year-old male was driving a car in the area of Van Nuys Boulevard in Remick Avenue when he struck a man. The vehicle, a Nissan, continued eastbound on the roadway without stopping. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the crash to care for the victim. The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Authorities later located the driver of the vehicle, 70-year-old Arturo Sepulveda Carrera. Sepulveda Carrera was taken to Van Nuys jail for charges of felony hit-and-run. At this time, the incident is under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Traffic Division.

We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this accident.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

Los Angeles, CA – Man Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Van Nuys BlvdIn 2022, fatal pedestrian accidents claimed the lives of more than 1000 people in California. Dealing with the unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly devastating. Families often face significant financial burdens that make it even more difficult to move forward.

After experiencing the loss of a loved one, it is imperative that families take legal action against those responsible. Wrongful death claims enable families to seek compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, and the loss of financial support that the deceased would have provided.  Hiring a wrongful death lawyer is essential for families who have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident in California. A skilled Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer can provide invaluable support by thoroughly investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident, identifying liable parties, and building a strong case to maximize compensation. There are several parties who are able to take legal action after losing a loved one in California. The entitled parties include:

  • The surviving spouse or domestic partner of the deceased victim
  • Any surviving children of the deceased victim
  • Any surviving grandchildren of the deceased victim if their parents are not alive to make a claim
  • Any minors who depended on the victim prior to the passing
  • Any other family member who was dependent on the victim for financial support

It is essential to take legal action right away to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.

At the Law Offices of Edward Y Lee, our caring Los Angeles personal injury attorneys understand the pain and suffering that you are going through. We are here to support you in seeking justice for your loved one through a wrongful death claim. While no amount of compensation can erase your loss, it can help alleviate financial burdens and allow you to focus on healing. Our experienced lawyers will fight tirelessly to ensure that you receive the full amount of compensation that you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation at (213) 672-2050, because having skilled representation by your side during this time is crucial for obtaining the justice and closure you deserve.

Note: The information provided in this blog post about injury car accidents in Los Angeles is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.

Disclaimer: No attorney-client relationship is established by accessing or using this information. Readers should consult with a qualified attorney for advice specific to their situation. The authors make no representations regarding the accuracy or suitability of the information provided and disclaim any liability for reliance on it. Laws and regulations may vary and are subject to change.

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