95-Year-Old Man Injured In Lemon Grove Car Accident In Front Of 99 Cent Only Store By The Intersection of Lemon Grove Avenue and Broadway Avenue
LEMON GROVE, CALIFORNIA (May 16, 2019) – A 95-year-old man was seriously injured in a car accident at the front of a 99 Cents Only store by the intersection of Lemon Grove Avenue and Broadway Avenue.
San Diego county police are saying that the accident took place around 8:55 a.m.and involved a pickup truck. The pedestrian was pinned underneath the pickup truck and sustained critical injuries.
He was transported to the Scripps Mercy Hospital in order to receive treatment. Neither drugs nor alcohol are believe to have played a role in the crash.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver has a legal responsibility to operate their vehicle in a reasonably safe manner and take steps to avoid hitting pedestrians. 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.”
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