Pedestrian Killed In Hollywood Car Accident On 101 Freeway By Gower Street
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (November 3, 2019) – An elderly pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident on the Interstate 101 Freeway not far from Gower Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:10 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the pedestrian was hit by a Nissan.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving efforts the pedestrian later died due to his injuries.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver has a legal responsibility to keep an eye out for pedestrians even when they are outside of 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.
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