Soon Kim, 91, Dies in Fatal Hit-and-Run on Ellendale Place near Adams Boulevard
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 5, 2021) – 91-year-old Soon Kim lost her life Monday morning when a hit-and-run driver struck her on Ellendale Place near USC.
The tragic accident happened around 7:00 a.m., August 2nd, on Ellendale Place and Adams Boulevard.
According to reports, an incoming vehicle heading west in the alley near USC, for an unknown reason, car backed up unsafely and struck Kim who was crossing the alley.
Officers arrived at the scene and discovered the victim lying on the ground.
Medical personnel then took her to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.
Meanwhile, police confirmed that the woman driving the vehicle moved off the road, exited, and remained for a short period of time. She went back in and quickly left the area.
Officers described the vehicle as a pickup truck transporting a load. Following the collision, authorities shut down the intersection of Ellendale Place and Adams Boulevard.
The Los Angeles Police Department ask anyone with information to contact them at 323-421-2500. There is currently a reward of $50,000 for anyone who provides information leading to the suspects identification, and conviction.
Our firm sends out our heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Soon Kim during this hard time.
Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call Sweet James today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.
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