Pedestrian Injured In Menifee Car Accident On Calm Horizon Drive
MENIFEE, CALIFORNIA (August 16, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident on Calm Horizon Drive.
Menifee police are saying that the collision took place sometime around 2:13 p.m. The young pedestrian had to be airlifted to a local hospital in order to receive treatment.
The driver involved in the accident remained at the scene and cooperated with police. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers must 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.” Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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