At a Hollywood street in Los Angeles, a woman making her way to a local fitness center was struck and killed, police reported. As the 87-year-old walked across, she was hit by a commercial 18 wheeler truck that was headed up along the street.

The pedestrian accident took place at around 4:17 p.m. at the intersection of Vine Street and Selma Avenue. The 18 wheeler seems to have killed the woman pedestrian upon impact, as she was pronounced dead when Los Angeles police and emergency medical teams arrived.

The woman – although it has been confirmed that she lived in the area – was not named by authorities.

Pedestrians are also eligible for insurance claims and compensation for damages in an auto accident. If you have been injured crossing the street or walking on the sidewalk, consider speaking with a Los Angeles personal injury attorney for help. Our sponsoring pedestrian accident attorneys can help you with insurance claims and civil litigation, if need be.