[Los Angeles, CA] – Destin Moore Passes Away Due to Deadly Hit–And-Run Accident on Vermont Avenue
Destin Moore Dies in Los Angeles on Vermont Avenue, Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Suspect
December 10, 2020 – Destin Moore, age 24, was killed on Sunday evening around 11 P.M. on September 27th. Moreover, he was killed in a hit-and-run accident that happened on Vermont Avenue and Council Street.
Swiftly, Paramedics responded to the scene. As a result, Mr. Moore was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was then pronounced dead upon arrival.
Afterward, L.A. County coroner’s officials mentioned that his injuries were consistent with those of someone who and been struck by a vehicle.
Also, there was a surveillance video that was taken from the alley. Subsequently, it caught footage of two vehicles of interest that investigators are searching for.
Furthermore, if you have any additional information about this horrible accident, please call the Police Department at 213-473-0236. Likewise, you can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 if you want to remain anonymous.
Additionally, there is a cash reward of up to $50,000. Indeed, it will be given to anyone providing a lead to the suspect’s identification, apprehension, and conviction.
Here is what to do if you are the victim of a hit-and-run:
- Remain calm – Any accident can leave you feeling very anxious. Also, my might also feel angry or afraid. Importantly, do your best to remain composed so you can think and act with a clear head. It may be difficult if you are injured but try to do your best to remember.
- Takedown details – It is good to remember as many details as you can. Such as, get the make and model of the car as well as the license plate number before they can get away. You may not be able to recognize who hit you. However, any detail you can remember will help you when you talk to the police or your insurance company.
- Locate witnesses – Most accidents will typically get a lot of attention. However, after you make sure that you and your passengers are safe, see if there are any witnesses to confirm what happened. Make sure to get their names and contact information. Moreover, this will help you solidify your story when you talk to the police.
- Get pictures – While providing your story to insurance companies, pictures will help you provide evidence of the damage. More on that, take photos from different angles, including a full view of the vehicle and close-ups of any dings and scratches. Do not forget to take pictures of the paint left by the other car if there is any. Look for any evidence of the other vehicle involved.
As daunting as the encounter can be, how you react can play an important role in protecting yourself both financially and physically.
What is a Hit-and-Run?
A hit and run accident are when the person responsible flees from the scene of the crash. Sadly, some people have been known to flee even though it was only a fender bender.
Also, a person could experience fines, criminal charges, license revocation, or even jail time. Although, this all depends on what state you live in.
Rest assured that being involved in a car accident is more than enough to ruin anyone’s day. However, the experience can be especially disorienting if you are involved in a hit-and-run.
Hit and run accidents can happen so quickly. Furthermore, you might just barely realize that your vehicle’s been hit before you get out to see that the other car is driving off into the distance.
Some More info on Hit-and-Runs
A hit-and-run car accident can be life changing for various reasons. Car accidents of any kind can lead to serious injuries, and sometimes even death.
Furthermore, hit-and-run accidents can have even more complicated consequences. Also, it is no secret that there are harsh penalties for people who leave the scene of an accident.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 11% of all car accidents that have been reported include a hit-and-run type situation. Also, about 20% of all hit-and-runs have to do with pedestrians.
This information shows how seriously deadly a hit-and-run accident can be. Moreover, this strongly applies to drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists alike.
As previously stated, people do not even try to hide the fact that they leave the scene for a plethora of reasons. Some of these reasons are drugs, alcohol, or even plain guilt.
Those with a previous history also run the risk of getting into further trouble with the law.
In the end, it does not matter what the reason is. If you leave the scene after you hit someone with your vehicle, you are in the wrong. Eventually, you will end up paying the price.
Leaving the scene of a serious accident could cost the life of the person who was hit. The chances of someone who is succumbing to their injuries could mean death if nobody is around.
To the family and friends of Destin Moore, we at Salkow Law firm cannot begin to imagine what you are going through, and our sincerest condolences go out to you.
Salkow Law are true advocates that will work with you directly to achieve justice. Insurance companies want to pay as little compensation as they can. They will even try to make your case go away completely. We will fight for you so that does not happen.
Unlike, the law firms you see plastered on billboards and buses, at Salkow Law you will receive a level of personal service long forgotten at the ‘big’ firms. With us you will not be a faceless, nameless case file. We’ll answer any questions you have and make sure you have a full understanding of how the process works.
This is especially true for families that have lost a loved one in an accident. We won’t stop until we’ve gotten you fair compensation to alleviate the financial toll that unexpected devastation brings.
Call us for a free consultation at (310) 914 – 8484