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Complete Los Angeles County, CA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Los Angeles County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Los Angeles County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Los Angeles County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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After a Los Angeles County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Ten people are injured after a two-car crash in Downey, California on Sunday, February 15. The car accident was reported at approximately 7:31 PM at Downey Avenue and Imperial Highway. A driver was arrested for DUI after the crash.
A female pedestrian is dead after an early morning hit-and-run accident on the 5 Freeway east of downtown Los Angeles, California Monday morning. The woman was hit in the northbound 5 Freeway transition road connecting to the freeway.
A pickup was involved in a hit-and-run vehicle accident, rolling over and landing on its roof, on the 60 Freeway near Montebello, California Monday morning.
A hit-and-run driver crashed into two parked cars and a fire hydrant early Saturday morning in the El Sereno neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Officers are on the lookout for the driver of the car that fled from the scene of the crash in the 5260 block of Borland Road at 1:50 AM Saturday.
Philomene Ragni, 17, was riding a bicycle in Granada Hills on Wednesday afternoon when he was struck and killed by a LADWP (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power) truck, according to LAPD officials.
Initial reports stated paparazzi were tailing Bruce Jenner when he was involved in a four-vehicle collision in Malibu that resulted in the death of a woman.