Pedestrian Struck and Killed on the 5 Freeway

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on the 5 Freeway

risk factors for pedestrian accidents

December 14, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation


A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed on the morning of November 23, 2020. According to the California Highway Patrol, the victim, a man whose age and identity have not been released, was walking in the lanes at the Terra Bella Street onramp to the Southbound 5 Freeway in the Arleta area.

After the accident, the authorities closed several right lanes of the freeway to investigate the incident. Traffic going onto the southbound 5 Freeway from the 118 Freeway was impacted because of the closure.

Ellis Injury Law Helps Pedestrians

Injured as a pedestrian in California? You might be entitled to substantial money compensation through a car accident lawsuit. This compensation can help you cover the costs of lost income, medical expenses, wrongful death, or general pain and suffering.

Ellis Injury Law car accident lawyers have over 20 years of experience fighting for victim’s rights in the state of California. We believe that pedestrians are the most vulnerable people on LA streets, and we are therefore dedicated to helping them in the courtroom. We have the expertise and knowledge necessary to help pedestrians get the justice they deserve.

Call Ellis Injury Law today to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss the details of your case.  We never charge any fees unless we win on your behalf.