This morning the driver of a sports utility vehicle was arrested after he crashed into a home in a South Los Angeles accident. The car accident in South Los Angeles occurred before 8:00 a.m. and the driver allegedly tried to run away from the scene. According to the Los Angeles Times, the driver tried to use a skateboard as a weapon to fend off the witnesses who had tried to chase after him after the South Los Angeles car accident.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, there was an injury to a pedestrian, who had to be taken to the hospital. How those injuries occurred or the severity of the injuries to the pedestrian are unknown at this time. It is possible that the pedestrian was struck by the SUV before it collided with the house.
The pedestrian will likely be able to make a Los Angeles personal injury claim against the driver of the SUV. The damages the pedestrian would be entitled to would include payment of medical bills, loss of earnings and earning capacity, as well as pain, suffering and related damages.
Victims of a Los Angeles pedestrian accident should immediately contact a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer to handle the bodily injury claim. When someone is hit by a car in Los Angeles, it is important that they know their rights and have a Los Angeles injury lawyer working to protect them and obtain the maximum monetary settlement possible. Our Los Angeles injury lawyers help injury victims get the medical care they need and the money they deserve for their damages.