Pedestrian Killed In Rialto Car Accident On Freeway 210 By Riverside Avenue
RAILTO, CALIFORNIA (August 15, 2019) – A 39-year-old pedestrian has tragically been killed in a car accident on the 210 Freeway by Riverside Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place by the freeway off-ramp. The driver that hit the victim remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
Despite life-saving efforts the pedestrian died due to their injuries. An investigation into the car accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a legal obligation to slow down when pedestrians are near and take measures to avoid hitting them. 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.” The family of any person that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. 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. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.