Woman Seriously Injured In Lancaster Pedestrian Accident By 15th Avenue and Avenue 1
LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA (May 24, 2019) – A good Samaritan was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident by the intersection of 15th Avenue and Avenue 1.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place on Sunday morning. A woman was hit and then wedged underneath a pickup truck.
Firefighters rushed to the scene in order to help the victim. Paramedics rushed the woman to the Antelope Valley Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.”
Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have the ability to seek damages through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can work on your behalf to make sure that you are being treated fairly and that you get the support you deserve. Many accident victims may not even realize the full extent of their injuries until several months after an accident.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you love been injured in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.