Pedestrian Injured In Fontana Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Lytle Creek and Duncan Canyon Roads
FONTANA, CALIFORNIA (October 10, 2019) – A pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run car accident by the intersection of Lytle Creek and Duncan Canyon Roads.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:24 p.m. when a Toyota Corolla S hit the pedestrian. The driver of the Toyota fled the scene.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the pedestrian. They were taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and take steps to avoid hitting pedestrians. 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.” Victims of pedestrian accidents may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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