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SAN DIEGO: Woman Injured In Pedestrian Accident Along The Pacific Highway

Jul 14, 2019

Woman Injured In San Diego Pedestrian Accident Along The Pacific Highway

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (July 14, 2019) – A 58-year-old woman was injured in a pedestrian accident on Pacific Highway. 

California Highway Patrol are saying that the woman was hit near the intersection by a Chevy Tahoe. Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim.

She sustained a bad leg fracture and had to be hospitalized. It remains unclear if the driver of the Chevy will be cited. 

There is an ongoing investigation at this time. 

Liability In Pedestrian Accidents

Drivers have a legal responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 29150, “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 in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. 

Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident. You may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. Whether you just have questions about the law or need help with medical bills after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.

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