Hit-and-Run on Florence Avenue in Los Angeles Leaves Bicyclist in Critical Condition
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 13, 2021) – A bicyclist sustained critical injuries after a hit-and-run on Florence Avenue in Los Angeles Monday night.
The incident happened around 6:55 p.m. on May 10, near Flower Street. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, a maroon Kia Optima with black rims was traveling eastbound on Florence Avenue. At the same time, the cyclist was crossing westbound on Flower Street.
The Kia made a right turn from the second lane of Florence Avenue and hit the cyclist. The driver of the car then fled the scene, speeding southbound on Flower Street.
The impact thrown the cyclist onto the roadway. Firefighter paramedics rushed the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.
Police are still investigating and on the lookout for the suspect. They asked anyone with any information to contact Detective Ramirez, South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500.
When you are driving, make sure to pay attention to your surroundings and watch out for bicyclists on the road. Always check your blind spots and observe turn signals. And when you get involved in an accident, stay at the scene and immediately take safety measures.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries in a bicycle accident caused by hit-and-run driver, call the Law Offices of Daniel Kim today. Our goal is to ensure that accident victims receive the compensation they rightfully deserve. Our legal team will work with you personally, one-on-one, to better understand your situation. For a free consultation, please call (800) 895-7199. You can also request a copy of the police report from your accident. We can also help you get a copy of the police report from your or your loved one’s accident.