December 14, 2020

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed on the 5 Freeway

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…

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August 17, 2018

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Pedestrian Accidents

The Best Running Gear 2018

Runners in southern California are very fortunate that they can indulge all year around. It makes for great fitness levels, whether you run along the beach, in the Los Angeles hills, or just get your running cardio in around your neighborhood. What’s the best gear and accessories for runners this year? There are as many…

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March 22, 2018

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4 Students Struck by Car Near Paramount High School

Four unidentified children survived a frightening accident near their school. At around 3 p.m. on March 19, 2018, the four students were struck by a car near the Paramount High School Senior campus. All four victims were taken to local hospitals for medical attention. The Paramount school district is cooperating with the local Sheriff’s Department…

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October 25, 2017

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Los Alamitos Crash Injures Four Pedestrians, Driver

A car reportedly hit four pedestrians in Los Alamitos on Wednesday, October 11, critically injuring them. The vehicle then entered the drive-through area of a Chase Bank, nearly hitting the building. The crash occurred in the vicinity of Ball Road and Bloomfield Street. Two of the injured were said to be adult special needs students…

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September 8, 2017

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Pedestrian Accidents

When Music Kills: A Closer Look at Distracted Walking

In Los Angeles and throughout California, pedestrians who are distracted by their headphones and earphones aren’t as capable of identifying hazards and reacting appropriately. This leads to serious injuries and sometimes, fatalities. The exponential growth of technology incorporated into everyday life has proven hazardous in many ways. Distracted driving accidents caused by cellphone usage have…

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July 31, 2017

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L. A. Sidewalk Crash Injures Eight

A van careened into a group of Los Angeles sidewalk diners on Sunday afternoon, injuring at least eight people, one critically. The van went over a curb and struck diners at The Fish Spot, a popular eatery in the city’s Mid-Wilshire district. While the diners were protected by a white picket fence between the restaurant…

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April 18, 2017

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Pedestrian Accidents

Who is Liable when a Bicycle Hits a Pedestrian?

Los Angeles, California is a relatively dangerous place for pedestrians, compared to the rest of the country. A University of Michigan study on all types of traffic collisions found that 32 percent of fatal crashes in LA involved pedestrians – 10 percent higher than the national average. Most serious pedestrian accidents involve collisions with motor…

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