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Pedestrian Sustains Injuries in Road Accident Near Florence Avenue on Figueroa Street

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LOS ANGELES, CA (June 12, 2024) — Los Angeles emergency responders rushed to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The collision occurred around 2:50 a.m. on Figueroa Street near Florence Avenue, where a man was struck by a vehicle under unclear circumstances.

The Los Angeles Fire Department discovered the male pedestrian unconscious on the road and proceeded to transport him to a local hospital for immediate medical attention. The condition of the pedestrian is currently unknown.

The identity and whereabouts of the driver, or the vehicle involved, have yet to be disclosed. Reports have indicated that witnesses observed two black vehicles departing from the area shortly after the incident. Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance. Anyone with information regarding the crash is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department.

The LAPD also reiterated safety precautions for night driving, advising motorists to keep their attention forward and utilize headlamps to enhance visibility, potentially preventing such incidents. Pedestrians are likewise urged to ensure they are visible and to proceed with caution when crossing roadways.

The investigation into the specific details and cause of the accident is ongoing. The LAPD is handling the case and will provide updates as more information becomes available.