Pedestrian Injured In San Diego Car Accident On Interstate 8 Freeway By Fairmount Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (October 15, 2019) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident on Interstate 8 freeway by Fairmount Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:25 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a dark BMW hit the pedestrian.
The driver of the BMW remained at the scene and is currently being pursued by police. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim.
They had to be transported to a local hospital.
Liability In Pedestrian Accident
Nearly 4,000 pedestrians are killed every year in car accidents. A number of these accidents are caused by distracted drivers. 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.” Victims of pedestrian accidents may be entitled to damages including lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
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