Bicyclist Injured In San Diego Car Accident On Landis Street In Cherokee Point
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (June 27, 2019) – A 17-year-old boy was seriously injured when he was hit by a pickup truck on Landis Street.
San Diego police are saying that the accident took place around 10:35 p.m. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and waited for police to come.
The teenager was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment. An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Bicycle Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to keep an eye out for pedestrians. They must yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in 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.” Any person that is injured may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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