Pedestrian Accident on Eastern Avenue in East LA Critically Injures Young Girl
EAST LOS ANGELES, CA (March 22, 2021) – A young girl was hospitalized in critical condition after a pedestrian accident on Eastern Avenue near 5th Street in East Los Angeles.
The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 17. Authorities said a Mitzubishi hit the child for an unknown reason. The impact caused the child severe injuries.
Firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department were on scene giving the child CPR. The girl was then taken to County USC Hospital in life-threatening condition.
The male driver remained on scene and cooperated with authorities.
It is unknown if speed, drugs or alcohol contributed to the crash. CHP officials are still investigating the accident.
When approaching an intersection or a marked crosswalk, reduce your speed and look out for pedestrians crossing. Also, pay attention to traffic lights and road signs. Avoid distractions and always practice defensive driving.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we strive to help victims of pedestrian accidents receive the compensation they rightfully deserve. You can rely on our personal injury attorneys to work with insurance claims, medical bills, and much more. Daniel understands that no two cases are the same, so he takes the time to work on personalized legal advice. Call us as soon as possible at (800) 895-7199 to schedule your free, one-on-one consultation. If you need a copy of the police report from your accident, our team can also help you request one.