Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Tractor-Trailer on 5 Freeway

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 6, 2022) – Early Thursday morning, one pedestrian was killed following a hit-and-run crash near Mission Road.

The fatal incident happened on December 1st, at around 3:30 a.m., involving a pedestrian and a tractor-trailer.

According to reports, the driver of a tractor trailer struck a pedestrian who was walking in the area. Following the collision, the driver continued southbound on the freeway without rendering aid to the injured victim.

Upon arrival, first responders located the pedestrian on the southbound freeway on-ramp.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, officials later pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet confirmed their identity.

At this time, police are continuing to investigate the hit-and-run pedestrian crash on Mission Road. Those with further information are encouraged to contact California Highway Patrol as soon as possible.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the deceased victim. May the memories of your loved one and the support of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash 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 legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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