Nine Pedestrians Struck and Injured in Collision near MacArthur Park

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 13, 2022) – Saturday morning, nine victims were injured in a pedestrian accident on Alvarado Street.

Authorities responded to the scene around 8:36 a.m, near MacArthur Park after receiving multiple dispatch calls.

Per reports, a 2001 Ford F-150 was traveling west on Wilshire Boulevard when the driver veered off the road and into vendors and nearby pedestrians.

Medical personnel arrived and treated nine people for various injuries. Crews transported six victims to a nearby hospital, while three refused further medical care.

Meanwhile, the involved driver did not show any signs of impairment. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under active investigation.

When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit as this is set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives. An unforeseen accident can be avoided by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.

It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian accident. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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