Man Severely Injured in Major Los Angeles Pedestrian Crash on 5 Freeway near Lankershim Boulevard
Los Angeles, California (September 23, 2019) – A male pedestrian was struck and injured by a vehicle on Sunday night in Los Angeles, according to authorities.
The major pedestrian accident occurred at about 9:29 p.m. Sunday, September 22, on 5 Freeway near Lankershim Boulevard.
As per the CHP officials, a man only described as a black male adult in dark clothing was walking across lanes from the right shoulder to the center divider when he was hit by a car for reasons still under investigation.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene and attended to the person who suffered injuries as a result of the crash. The man’s name and their current condition were not immediately released.
Lanes 2, 3,4 and 5 were blocked following the crash.
Authorities said the involved driver remained at the scene after the crash.
The vehicle was towed away from the scene.
No further details regarding this collision were released.
An investigation is underway.