San Diego Pedestrian Accident: 61-Year-Old Man Injured In Logan Heights Hit-And-Run Car Accident By South Bancroft Street and Ocean View Boulevard
LOGAN HEIGHTS, CALIFORNIA (October 13, 2019) – A 61-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident by South Bancroft Street and Ocean View Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:45 a.m. The driver that hit the victim fled the scene and is currently being pursued by police.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. He sustained a fractured spine and a broken leg following the accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are supposed to 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.” Pedestrians that are injured in car accidents may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian 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 are committed to making sure that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they deserve. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.