89-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed In La Verne Car Accident On Arrow Highway Near A Street
LA VERNE, CALIFORNIA (July 31, 2019) – An elderly man has tragically died in a car accident by the intersection of Arrow Highway and A Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 12:25 p.m. The driver hit the pedestrian for reasons that remain under investigation.
Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. The driver that hit the pedestrian remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
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Drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and 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 person that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
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