San Bernardino Pedestrian Accident Left One Person Dead By The 215 Freeway and 9th Street
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA (March 7, 2019) – A pedestrian has tragically died after being hit by a car not far from the 215 freeway and 9th Street,
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:12 a.m. Police arrived at the scene and came across the pedestrian laying in the middle of the road.
Police have not indicated if the driver remained at the scene. Shortly after arriving officers pronounced the victim dead.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are supposed operate their vehicles according to the prevailing conditions of the roadway. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “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.” Driving the speed limit during times of low visibility may be reckless.
The family of a pedestrian that dies in a traffic accident may be able to seek recourse through California’s Code of Civil Procedure 377.60. Possible claimants may include brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers or children. A pedestrian accident attorney can investigate all of the facts of your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
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