64-Year-Old Woman Dies in Car Accident on Rosecrans Avenue

GARDENA, CA (April 14, 2022) – Saturday evening, a hit-and-run on Avalon Boulevard claimed the life of 64-year-old Sandra Flowers.

The crash happened around 11:38 p.m. on Avalon Boulevard, just south of Rosecrans Avenue.

Per reports, the driver of a vehicle struck Flowers at an unknown rate of speed as she was walking eastbound on Avalon Boulevard. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the severely injured victim.

Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the female pedestrian dead at the scene.

The surrounding area was closed off for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties.

Authorities are encouraging anyone with information about the hit-and-run to contact them at 424-551-4000. Once available, further details will be provided.


No words can mend the broken hearts, and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Sandra Flowers.


Losing someone in a pedestrian 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 the legal issues impose challenges to 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. Click here to request a police report.

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