Pedestrian Injured In Hacienda Heights Car Accident By Hacienda Boulevard and Gale Avenue
HACIENDA HEIGHTS, CALIFORNIA July 13, 2019) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident by the intersection of Hacienda Boulevard and Gale Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:24 a.m. A person driving a black pickup truck hit a pedestrian that was at the intersection.
Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim. They had to be transported to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are 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.” Any pedestrian that is injured in a car accident could have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
May accident victims may not even realize the extent of their injuries until several months after an accident. It’s important to see a doctor and get your injuries documented. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.