Two Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Palm Springs Hit-And-Run Car Accident On Calle Encila
PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (July 30, 2019) – Two pedestrians were seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident along Calle Encila.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 7:50 p.m. between Andreas and Amado roads.
Two female pedestrians were crossing the road when the accident took place. Paramedics arrived at the scene and came across the two women laying in the roadway.
Both victims were transported to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers must remain at the scene of an accident resulting in bodily injury. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident can hold the negligent driver accountable through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Victims of pedestrian accidents are often left with high medical bills and serious injuries. They can recover some of the costs associated with an accident including medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any 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 more information about an accident or just have legal questions we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.