Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Bloomington Reported Near Interstate 10 Freeway and Cedar Avenue
BLOOMINGTON, CALIFORNIA (February 1, 2019) – A pedestrian has died in a car accident on the Westbound lanes of the Interstate 01 freeway.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on Thursday around 5:00 a.m. Police arrived at the scene of the accident near Cedar Avenue.
Authorities are only able to describe the victim as an 18-year-old male from San Bernardino. An investigation into the fatal accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are supposed to scan the road ahead of them and take steps in order to avoid accidents. According to the California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.” Most pedestrian accidents tend to take place between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
The family of a victim that died in a pedestrian accident are able to seek relief through California’s Code of Civil Procedure 377.60. A wrongful death attorney can evaluate all of the specific facts of your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to pursue a claim, so it’s important to act quickly.
Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you love been involved in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here to assist you in any way that we can. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need a free investigation into your case we are here for you. You can call us anytime at (888) 888-9285.