California (January 10, 2020) – A 15-year-old boy died after being hit by a
car while riding a skateboard in Pico Rivera on Friday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the pedestrian accident happened at about 3 p.m. January 10, in the area of Paramount Boulevard and Slauson Avenue.
The authorities said the boy was riding a skateboard in the
area and was hit by a box truck.
The unidentified boy was seriously injured in the accident
and was transported to a local hospital where he died while undergoing
The motorist fled the scene but was located and arrested in
No other information was provided.
An investigation into
the accident is ongoing.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.