Pedestrian Critically Injured In Fountain Valley Car Accident On Harbor Boulevard
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (July 31, 2019) – A male pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident on Harbor Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 11:36 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, a vehicle hit the pedestrian outside of the crosswalk.
The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. There is an ongoing investigation at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers must exercise caution in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. This is true even if the pedestrian is outside of a marked crosswalk. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.” Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? You may be entitled to damages for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We fight tirelessly to help our clients get the support that they deserve. Whether you need more information about an accident or just have questions about the law we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.