Traffic Accident near Pico Boulevard Left One Fatality

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 12, 2022) – Thursday evening, a pedestrian was pronounced dead after a hit-and-run on Vermont Avenue.

The crash happened near the intersection of Pico Boulevard and Vermont Avenue around 10:00 p.m.

Authorities immediately located the severely injured pedestrian upon arrival. Following preliminary investigations, police suspect that a white compact car hit the victim and fled the scene.

Also, a Metro bus also hit the victim and stayed at the scene afterwards.

At this time, an active investigation into the hit-and-run on Vermont Avenue is still on-going. Once available, further details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim during this devastating time.


Losing someone in a pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let their team help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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