Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Hit By SUV Along West Linden Street
RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA (March 3, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident along West Linden Street after being hit by an SUV.
Riverside police are saying that the collision took place around 6:50 p.m. A 50-year-old man from Moreno Valley was heading west in a Chevy Equinox when he hit the victim.
The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and had to be taken to the hospital. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Driver’s are supposed to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. According to the 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.”
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Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
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