45-Year-Old Woman Injured in Pedestrian Accident near East 9th Street

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 23, 2022) – Wednesday evening, a hit-and-run driver on San Pedro Street left Veronica Lugo with serious injuries.

The collision happened around 7:55 p.m., on September 8th.

According to reports, a vehicle hit a woman crossing San Pedro Street near East 9th Street. Upon impact, the driver fled the scene without contacting authorities.

Responding medical personnel transported the woman to a nearby hospital with severe injuries. Authorities later identified the pedestrian as 45-year-old Veronica Lugo.

Investigators described the suspect’s vehicle as a 2007 to 2011 Lincoln Town Car with a white-colored top and gold bottom panels. The car is thought to have front-end damage on the hood and windshield.

Those with further information are encouraged to contact the officers at 213-833-3713. Once available, more details will be provided.

Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.

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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