Pedestrian Injured In Mira Mesa Car Accident on Westmore Road
MIRA MESA, CALIFORNIA (October 14, 2019) – A teenager was seriously injured in a car accident that took place on Westmore Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the pedestrian was run over by a vehicle around 4:45 p.m. not far from Camino Ruiz. Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim.
The victim was taken to the Rady Children’s Hospital in order to receive treatment. An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are supposed to take steps to avoid injuring 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. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help with whatever you need. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.