Pedestrian Killed In Chico Car Accident By Lassen Avenue and the Highway 99 Overpass
CHICO, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – A pedestrian was tragically killed in a pedestrian accident by Lassen Avenue and the Highway 99 overpass.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 7:15 a.m. The pedestrian was struck for an unknown reason.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Chico police are are asking anyone that may have seen the accident to reach out to them.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrians are far more likely to be hit in the early morning hours and between 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. According to 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.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
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