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Pedestrian Dies in Hit-and-Run Collision


A driver struck and a killed a pedestrian on Saturday afternoon in Van Nuys, then fled the scene of the accident.

The crash happened about 2:20 a.m. at the intersection of Victory Blvd. and Kester Ave. A male pedestrian, between 50 and 60 years old, was crossing Victory. The driver of a black sedan who was eastbound on Victory struck the pedestrian, then fled the scene.

The pedestrian, whose identity has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Police are searching for the driver of the hit-and-run car. His car is missing a left-side mirror. It is unknown whether alcohol or drugs played a part in the accident.

If you or someone you care about has suffered injuries as the result of a driver’s negligence, contact a Long Beach personal injury attorney at our firm for a free consultation. Attorneys Daniel McGee and Catherine Lerer are a husband and wife team with 36 years of combined experience representing serious injury victims. We also have offices in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and Pasadena.

If you need medical treatment, but do not have the money to pay for it up front, we can refer you to a doctor near you who will treat you on a lien basis. The doctor is paid when your case settles. Do not delay getting treatment. The other driver’s insurance company will use any delays or gaps in treatment against you in their effort to pay you as little as possible on your personal injury claim.