Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Car Accident By Watt Avenue and Whitney Avenue
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (March 21, 2019) – A person was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident by Watt Avenue or Whitney Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:39 p.m. by the Del Paso Country Club. The pedestrian was struck while they were in the intersection
Fire department officials are saying that the pedestrian was laying in the middle of the roadway. They were transported to the hospital with major injuries.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles according to the prevailing conditions of the roadway. According to the California Vehicle Code 21801, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.”
Victims of pedestrian accidents often receive serious injuries requiring extensive care and high medical bills. If the driver that hit a pedestrian was negligent any victim may have the ability to recover damages through a personal injury claim. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine the specifics of your case and let you know what your rights are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you love been involved in a pedestrian accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply about making sure that accident victims are treated fairly and that they get help that they need. Whether you need help with medical bills or just need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can contact us anytime at (888) 888-9285.