Pedestrian Critically Injured In Hesperia Hit-And-Run Car Accident On Bear Valley Road
HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA (August 15, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident that took place along Bear Valley Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:30 p.m. near Cypress Avenue. A male pedestrian was struck by a car.
Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim. He was laying in the middle of the road and had to be taken to the hospital.
The driver that hit the victim fled the scene.
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 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 can hold the negligent driver accountable through a bodily injury claim.
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