Pedestrian Killed In Sacramento Car Accident On 23rd Avenue and X Streets
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (October 15, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident by the intersection of 23rd Avenue and X Streets.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:55 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that was traveling eastbound.
The pedestrian was thrown to the ground and seriously injured. Despite life-saving efforts the male pedestrian later died due to their injuries.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of a car accident that results in bodily injury or death. 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.” The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a pedestrian accident? 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 care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights so that they can make informed decisions. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.