Man Hospitalized after University Park Scooter Accident on 500 28th Street
Los Angeles, California (March 7, 2022) – A man riding a scooter was struck by and pinned under a car Sunday evening in Los Angeles’s University Park neighborhood, as per the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. in the 500 block of West 28th Street.
The scooter rider collided with a car for unknown reasons and got stuck underneath the vehicle.
LAFD firefighters responded to the scene and freed the victim.
The man was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.
Police are investigating the accident.
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After being involved in a traffic accident, there are several important steps that you should take before anything else. They include; getting medical help, gathering evidence, and reporting the accident.
- See a Doctor
Whether you suffered severe or minor injuries in a traffic accident, it is important to see a doctor as soon as possible. A doctor will diagnose and treat your injuries. Seeing a doctor also helps prevent future health problems that may arise due to neglected treatment of injuries, particularly internal or spine injuries. A doctor also helps document evidence that is necessary when filing a personal injury lawsuit.
- Gather Evidence
To succeed and maximize compensation out of a personal injury claim, a victim of a traffic accident should provide sufficient evidence. To strengthen your claim, you should collect and preserve all information related to your traffic accident. Take pictures of the crash scene and your injuries. Record the events that happened leading to the crash. Keep all receipts on money spent on medication. If you are not in a position to gather evidence due to your injuries, ask for help from someone at the scene.
- Report the Accident
Report your traffic accident to relevant authorities so that they can write a report about it.
When you get to the stage of filing a personal injury claim, it is advisable to first take advantage of a free consultation from a personal injury attorney. An attorney will help you answer all your questions about your traffic accident and advise you on the best steps to take.
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