Joe Baines has been identified by authorities as the victim in an apparent hit-and-run pedestrian collision that occurred on August 12 in Los Angeles. Mr. Baines, a 50-year-old local resident, was walking through an alley on West 60th Street, between Main Street and Broadway, when he was struck for reasons that are not known at about 11:50 p.m. First-responders arrived but Mr. Baines unfortunately passed-away. The LAPD Central Traffic Division is seeking out the missing driver and looking for witnesses.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.

When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a car accident attorney is typically a must in these situations. Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. To learn more, call us today at (818) 405-9091.