Pedestrian Killed In Car Accident By Garden Grove Boulevard and Nelson Street
GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA (October 15, 2019) – Two pedestrians were tragically killed in a car accident by the intersection of Garden Grove Boulevard and Nelson Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:20 p.m. For reasons that the remain under investigation the pedestrians were hit and seriously injured.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. Despite life-saving efforts both were pronounced dead.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents tend to take place in the late evening hours when drivers are more fatigued. A good driver is supposed to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked 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.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.