Los Angeles, CA (October 16, 2023) – On Monday evening, October 16, a witness reported a serious accident that occurred near the Whitley Heights crossroads of Emmett Terrace and Franklin Avenue.
Police claimed that a white mid-size SUV struck and injured a man riding a longboard around 10:00 p.m. Two witnesses, one of whom offered to call an ambulance, saw the crash. The SUV allegedly attempted to avoid hitting another pedestrian by swerving into the path of the longboarder.
The man’s current condition is unknown, though he was rushed to an area hospital after the crash occurred.
The driver fled the scene after the incident, and police are still looking for the suspect. An investigation is ongoing at this time.
If you have been hurt or lost your loved one in a crash, our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys at Leiva Law Firm are ready to review the facts of your case today.