Pedestrian Injured In Martinez Car Accident On Interstate 680 Freeway By Highway 4
MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA (July 7, 2019) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident on the Interstate 680 freeway.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:40 a.m. and involved a red Nissan Altima. The driver remained at the scene and the pedestrian was conscious.
Paramedics arrived at the scene in order to give the victim treatment. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. 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 pedestrian that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a bodily injury claim can help cover medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your rights are. Failing to act within the statute of limitations may result in a permanent forfeiture of your rights.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
If you or someone that you love have been injured in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need medical assistance after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.