67-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured In San Diego Car Accident Along Mission Bay Drive
PACIFIC BEACH, CALIFORNIA (October 20, 2019) – A 67-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a pacific beach car crash on Mission Bay Drive.
San Diego police are saying the accident took place around 1:15 p.m. after the driver of a BMW lost control. The BMW left the center median and hit the pedestrian before colliding with a Ford Fusion.
Medics transported the victim to the hospital so that he could receive treatment for a head injury. The driver of the Ford Fusion was taken to the hospital as well.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pacific Beach Pedestrian Accidents
If a driver loses control and hits a pedestrian they will typically be held at fault for an accident. Every driver is supposed to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner. 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.” Victims of pedestrian accidents may be able to seek damages through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured 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 are committed to making sure that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they deserve. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.