Pedestrian Killed In San Bernardino Car Accident On Saturday Morning Along Rural Road
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA (November 4, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a car accident on a rural road in San Bernardino County.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:04 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the 64-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures she was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to avoid hitting pedestrians even when they are outside of lawfully marked crosswalks. 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 victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
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