Gardena, CA – Female Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Vermont and El Segundo
Gardena, CA (February 12, 2024) – Police in Gardena were dispatched to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Sunday morning, February 11th. The crash happened just before 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of Vermont Avenue and El Segundo Boulevard.
According to an initial report, a female driver was operating a vehicle on Vermont Avenue when she struck the female pedestrian. The pedestrian suffered critical injuries and later succumbed to her injuries. Her identity has not been released at this time. There were no additional injuries reported. Officials have not provided any further details on the events that led up to the crash. The road was closed while police investigated the accident and cleared the area. At this time, officials are still working to determine fault for the accident. It is not known whether any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. An investigation remains ongoing. No further details are available.
We want to offer our thoughts and condolences to the victim’s family following this deadly pedestrian crash in Gardena.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
A pedestrian crash can lead to serious and devastating injuries in a matter of seconds. Pedestrians have no impact from the force and impact of a collision. Compared to accidents involving passenger vehicles, pedestrian crashes are far more likely to lead to major injuries and even death. Each year, hundreds of victims are killed in California pedestrian accidents and thousands more are injured. The cause of each pedestrian crash will be carefully investigated in order to determine who should be held responsible.
Under California law, pedestrian accident victims could have certain legal rights in the aftermath of a collision. This includes the right to receive compensation for lost wages, funeral and medical costs, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, and more. The damages suffered due to a fatal collision can be overwhelming. Suddenly, family members are forced to deal with that reality that their loved one has been taken from them in a tragic crash. If the accident was someone else’s fault, you should speak with a California pedestrian accident attorney as soon possible.
Here at Benji Personal Injury, we strongly believe that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions. We have years of experience and have helped hundreds of people receive the compensation that they deserve. We know that the days and weeks following an injury crash are difficult to endure. However, we will always be there for you every step of the way. Please reach out to us to see how we can be of assistance.
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