Female Pedestrian Seriously Injured In San Diego Car Accident By The Intersection of Marlborough Avenue and University Avenue In City Heights
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (June 4, 2019) – A female pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident involving a Dodge Dakota pickup truck by the intersection of Marlborough Avenue and University Avenue.
San Diego police are saying that the woman was hit around 5:00 a.m. in City Heights. The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene. The Dodge Dakota is believed to be gray and have front end damage.
The pedestrian sustained injuries to both of her legs and had to be transported to the hsopital.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents tend to increase when drivers fail to yield the right of way to pedestrians or are otherwise distracted. 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 in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Victims may be entitled to money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can investigate your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
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