Pedestrian Injured In San Francisco Car Accident By The Intersection Of Sutter Street and Divisadero Street
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (May 1, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of Sutter Street and Divisadero Street.
San Francisco authorities are saying that the accident took place sometime around 8:50 a.m. The pedestrian was taken to the University of California, San Francisco in order to receive treatment.
There is an ongoing investigation at this time into what may have caused the accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Tens of thousands of people are seriously injured every year in pedestrian accidents. Drivers have a legal obligation to 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 in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Victims may be entitled to financial compensation in order to help them recover. A car accident attorney can examine your case free of cost and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
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