Pedestrian Killed In Mccellan Park Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Palm Street and Arnold Avenue
MCCLELLAN PARK, CALIFORNIA (October 15, 2019) – One person has been killed in a pedestrian accident near the intersection of Palm Street and Arnold Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident involved a 2006 Toyota Tacoma. The driver that hit the victim fled the scene and was later arrested.
Despite life-saving measures the victim later died due to his injuries. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver is supposed to take measures to avoid hitting pedestrians even if they are outside of lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
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