Pedestrian Injured In San Diego DUI Hit-And-Run Car Accident On Blix Street
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – A 61-year-old man from Clairemont was seriously injured in a car accident along Blix Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:00 a.m. by Armstrong Street. Police are saying that the driver hit a man who was standing next to his parked pickup truck.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The 39-year-old woman that hit the victim was later arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and hit-and-run.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
It is a felony to flee the scene of an accident that causes bodily injury. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Victims of pedestrian accidents are able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
If you or someone that you care about has 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 are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need an investigation into an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.