February 19, 2016

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LA Judge Daniel Brenner Killed in Pedestrian Accident

Earlier this week, a pedestrian-car accident in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood in West L.A. claimed the life of Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Daniel Brenner. The accident occurred not far from his Beverly Hills home. The 64-year-old judge was struck at about 6:10 p.m. while crossing westbound on Beverwil Drive near Pico Boulevard. He was…

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January 11, 2016

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Boyle Heights Car Accident Kills 1, Injures 3

A spate of holiday-related traffic accidents in Los Angeles has continued into this week with another deadly collision, this time in Boyle Heights. According to the LAPD, one man was killed and three people suffered critical injuries on the evening of January 6, when a speeding motorist traveling southbound on North Mission Road made a…

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December 18, 2015

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17-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck at LA Crosswalk

On Dec. 15, a Los Angeles city street services truck hit and killed a 17-year-old boy who was walking to school. Andres Perez was walking over a crosswalk in the intersection of Figueroa Street and Avenue 60, when he was fatally struck. The 27-year-old driver of the truck works for the city’s Bureau of Engineering…

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November 23, 2015

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Wheelchair-Bound Woman Killed by Motorcyclist

A woman in a wheelchair was hit and killed by a motorcyclist as she was crossing a street in the Florence-Firestone area. Witnesses of the crash said the motorcycle driver had been popping wheelies just prior to the crash that resulted in the motorcycle landing on top of the woman and dragging her a number…

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November 20, 2015

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Hit and Run Accident Decapitates LA Pedestrian

A horrific hit and run accident decapitated a pedestrian in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 15, 2015. The LA Police Department said that the victim was walking alone in Palms at about 8:40 p.m. on Sunday evening when he crossed northbound on Venice Boulevard not far from Hughes Boulevard. He was struck and killed by…

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October 21, 2015

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Pedestrian Killed in Crash with West Hollywood Sheriff’s Vehicle

A horrific crash in West Hollywood involving a Los Angeles County sheriff’s patrol vehicle and two pedestrians has resulted in the death of a 27-year-old resident and severe injuries to a 39-year-old cardiologist from USC. Two sheriff deputies involved in the incident were also hospitalized after the collision. The event occurred close to the intersection…

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January 27, 2015

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Los Angeles Hit and Run Pedestrian Crashes Claim Two Lives

Drivers in Southern California are responsible for more pedestrians and cyclist deaths compared to the rest of the nation, according to recent research from University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. One look at recent headlines in the greater Los Angeles area and it’s easy to see the source of these disturbing traffic safety statistics. Many…

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October 16, 2014

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Jolly Donuts Car Accident Claims One Life

One man was left dead and more individuals were injured after a car slammed into a Jolly Donuts shop earlier in October. With any type of car accident, it’s critical for the individuals involved to contact a lawyer right away. However, car-pedestrian accidents have the potential to be far more damaging, since pedestrians have essentially…

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May 20, 2014

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Venice Beach Sunbather Run Over by County Vehicle

Police are baffled as to why a Los Angeles County maintenance truck ran over a sunbather in Venice Beach last week. The 49-year-old woman was in critical condition after being struck by the SUV. The county employee said that he did not see the sunbather; it is not clear whether he was driving distracted. Nearby…

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May 19, 2014

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Los Angeles the Second Deadliest City for Pedestrians

Some cities are safer than others when it comes to being a pedestrian. According to new data from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Los Angeles is second only to the Big Apple in terms of pedestrian fatalities. Some 99 L.A. residents were killed in traffic accidents in 2012 alone, and this startling…

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