Accident Involving 4 Cars and A Pedestrian on the 101 Freeway northbound in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles Results in Ambulance Response
LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 31, 2016) – Pedestrian Hit While Helping Elderly Couple in 4 Car Pileup – A 4-car pile up on the 101 north Freeway ended with a pedestrian getting hit by an oncoming vehicle. According to California Highway Patrol, the car crash took place near the Barham exit early Tuesday morning at around 1:36 am in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles.
Early reports from the California Highway Patrol indicate that an elderly couple was involved in the initial crash. The elderly woman went on to state that she was being helped by a good samaritan right before the person was hit by an oncoming car. Ambulance services were called to the scene of the pileup accident but luckily no major injuries or fatalities were reported at the scene. Eye witness reports claim that the pedestrian who was struck by the oncoming car was up and walking around at 1:57 am, just a few minutes after being hit.
Several other vehicles were involved in the accident, with one suffering major cosmetic damages and blocking several lanes of traffic. Distracted driving in the late night/early morning hours is one of the most common reasons for personal injury accidents in southern California. Drivers should remember that pedestrians always have the right of way and try to be extra attentive in high-traffic areas at night.
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