Littlerock, California (February 14, 2020) – A 59-year-old man died after being hit by a car on Thursday morning in Littlerock, Los Angeles.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Avenue T near 94th Street East at about 1:40 a.m. February 13.
The Palmdale man was walking in the area when he was hit by a 2014 Chevrolet that was traveling eastbound on Avenue T.
The impact of the collision sent the pedestrian through the windshield of the Chevrolet.
The unidentified man was treated at the scene by officials from the American Medical Response.
Sadly, the man succumbed to his injuries. His identity was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.
The driver of the Chevrolet, identified only as Shilo Schopp, sustained minor cuts and was taken to Palmdale Regional Medical Center for treatment.
No additional 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.