Woman Injured In Crescent City Pedestrian Accident On Highway 101 By Washington Boulevard
CRESCENT CITY, CALIFORNIA (March 20, 2019) – A woman was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident on Highway 101 not far from Washington Boulevard.
Crescent City authorities are saying that the woman was hit by a vehicle sometime around 3:42 a.m. Authorities are describing the vehicle as a silver GMC.
By the time paramedics arrived they found her in the middle of the roadway with injuries to her arm. She was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to keep an eye out for pedestrians and yield the right of way as appropriate. 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.”
Victims may be able to recover damages through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a personal injury claim can include money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Most victims will not be able to fully realize the extent of their injuries until many months down the road. A car accident attorney can make sure that your rights are protected and that you are fairly compensated.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
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