Los Angeles, CA – Pedestrian Killed by Metrolink Train on Lindley Ave
Los Angeles, CA (July 31, 2020) – One pedestrian lost their life in an accident involving a train in the Northridge area on Thursday morning, according to reports. At approximately 6:40 a.m., on July 30, the Los Angeles Police Department responded to the scene of a collision in the 8600 block of Lindley Avenue.
Reports provided by the police show that a pedestrian was walking on Lindley Avenue, near the intersection with Parthenia Street, when they were struck, by the Metrolink VLC Line 102 train. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the accident. Emergency medical personnel responded to the site of the crash but located the victim deceased at the scene. The victim was subsequently declared deceased by the Los Angeles County Coroner. The police and firefighters secured the scene of the crash until after 9:50 a.m. as they began preliminary investigations into the cause of the crash. At this time, investigations are ongoing with officers at the Los Angeles Police Department as well as the Los Angeles County Coroner.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
Every year, around 6,000 pedestrians lose their lives in traffic-related incidents throughout the United States. Roughly 15% of fatal pedestrian accidents happen right here in California. Although our lawmakers consistently work to protect pedestrians while sharing roads with drivers, they continue to be victimized daily.
Any vehicle collision has the potential to cause catastrophic injuries for those involved. Pedestrians involved in accidents are at a heightened risk of suffering injuries given the fact that they are unprotected against the force of vehicles. Although losing a loved one is challenging under any circumstance, knowing that your loved one lost their life in an accident that could have been prevented just makes the situation even more devastating. When victims lose their lives in preventable pedestrian accidents, their families can contact a wrongful death attorney in California for legal guidance.
California accident attorneys at Torem & Associates have nearly 40-years of experience provided trusted and effective legal representation to families throughout Los Angeles County who have lost loved ones in preventable accidents due to the negligence of others. Although it can seem as though no amount of money can even alleviate the overwhelming pain and suffering families endure after a tragic loss, having compensation available to cover the costs of funeral services and the financial burdens families endure from lost wages can help grieving families move forward. If your loved one lost their life in a preventable accident, contact our personal injury attorneys in California at (888) 500-5000 to discuss legal options available to help you recover.
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