Woman Injured In Modesto Pedestrian Accident By 9th Street Near Hosmer Avenue
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA (July 29, 2019) – A woman was injured in a pedestrian accident by the intersection of 9th Street and Hosmer Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:40 p.m. The driver that hit the pedestrian remained at the scene.
The injured woman was taken away to a hospital in order to receive treatment. There is an ongoing investigation into what may have caused the accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to yield 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 be able to recover compensation through a bodily injury claim.
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