Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Garberville Truck Accident On Cedar Street
GARBERVILLE, CALIFORNIA (May 23, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injure in a car accident after being hit by a truck on Cedar Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the truck struck the unidentified pedestrian sometime around 10:51 p.m. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the injured pedestrian.
There is an ongoing investigation into what may have caused the accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Truck drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and to yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks. 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.”
Any person that is injured due to the negligence of a truck driver may have the ability recover damages. The average cost of non-fatal truck accident injuries is over $200,000. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are. It doesn’t cost anything to hire an attorney and they only get paid if they are able to resolve your case.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
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