Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Hit-And-run Car Accident By Reservoir Avenue and East End Avenue
POMONA, CALIFORNIA (March 25, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured on Sunday evening by the intersection of Reservoir Avenue and East End Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place sometime around 10:30 p.m. Pomona police are asking anyone that may have seen the accident to come forward.
There is currently no description of the car that hit the pedestrian.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver is supposed to stop their vehicle and call the police if they have been involved in an accident. According to California Vehicle Code 20002, “The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to any property, including vehicles, shall immediately stop the vehicle at the nearest location that will not impede traffic or otherwise jeopardize the safety of other motorists. Moving the vehicle in accordance with this subdivision does not affect the question of fault.”
Drivers that flee the scene of an accident are likely to face criminal as well as civil liability. Victims have the opportunity to hold negligent drivers accountable through a personal injury claim. A car accident attorney can take steps to help you receive compensation for your injuries.
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