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Two Pedestrians Killed by Vehicles in Santa Monica in the Last Week

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On August 7th at about 2:30 a.m., a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near Main St. and Ashland Ave. in Santa Monica. She was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the police.

On August 2nd at about 1 a.m., a male pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run vehicle in the 3100 block of Santa Monica Blvd. in Santa Monica. The driver was later identified and arrested. Nicolas Ralph Sloan, age 29, from Culver City, was charged by police with murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and driving under the influence.

Prior to the August 2nd crash, the driver was at Santa Monica restaurant Busby’s West. Staff asked him to leave. As he was leaving, Sloan, driving a dark-colored Porsche Panamera, struck the victim, an individual unknown to him, and then fled.

If you or a loved one was injured in a car accident, contact the attorneys at McGee, Lerer & Associates. We are a husband and wife team of lawyers and we specialize in serious injury and wrongful death cases. We each have over 25 years of experience representing victims involving pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and motorcycle accidents. Attorneys Daniel McGee and Catherine Lerer are available 24/7 for a free consultation.

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