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MORENO VALLEY: Pedestrian Killed In Car Accident By Old Valley Drive And Graham Street

Sep 11, 2019

Pedestrian Killed In Moreno Valley Car Accident By Old Valley Drive And Graham Street

MORENO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (September 11, 2019) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident near the intersection of Old Valley Drive and Graham Street.

Moreno Valley police are saying that the accident took place around 7:45 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, the pedestrian was hit and sustained serious injuries. 

Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving efforts the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

An investigation remains ongoing at this time. 

Liability In Pedestrian Accidents

All drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicle in a reasonably safe manner and to keep an eye out for pedestrians. 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.” Pedestrian accidents tend to happen when drivers are:

  • Fatigued
  • Speeding
  • Intoxicated
  • Distracted

The family of any pedestrian that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through California Code of Civil Procedure  377.60. Damages in a civil claim can help cover funeral expenses, lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. 

Investigating A Pedestrian Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a car accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you need a free police report about an accident or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285. 

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