Truck Slams Pedestrians At Taco Stand

Patrons at a taco stand in Boyle Heights were put into a situation they did not want to be in over the weekend when a truck struck several pedestrians, sending two to the hospital. The LAPD says that the driver told them his brakes went out and he did not see the taco stand when…

Electric Scooters Companies Accused Of Abetting Assault

A class action lawsuit was filed last week in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of a group of people who say they were injured by e-scooters. They claim that the companies are “aiding and abetting assault” by failing to protect the public from injury. The lawsuit was filed against e-scooter companies Bird,…

Mother of Two Killed In Hit-And-Run

Last month, Yana Lavrenteva was crossing Ventura Boulevard at around 11:50 at night when she was hit by a vehicle heading east. The victim, a mother of two, was within a controlled, marked crosswalk at the time of the accident. The Los Angeles Police are now asking the public for help as they search for…

Family of Teen Killed at Crosswalk Awarded $6 Million

The family of a Highland Park teen who was struck by a truck while attempting to cross an intersection at a marked crosswalk has been awarded $6 million nearly three years after his death. The boy’s family sued the city of Los Angeles, alleging that the city driver who hit their sun was not qualified…

Accidents in Los Angeles: a Dangerous City for Pedestrians

Over the last decade, pedestrian accidents have been on the rise in Los Angeles, making it one of the most dangerous U.S. cities for pedestrians. When hit by a motor vehicle, a pedestrian is much more likely to be killed or sustain serious injuries. While more people are walking to school or work these days,…