Pedestrian Injured In San Gabriel Hit-And-Run Accident On Pellissier Road
SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – A pregnant woman was injured in a car accident on Pellissier Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:30 a.m. Police are saying that the driver sped off after hitting the victim.
Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. She was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
An investigation into the car accident remains ongoing 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 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 eligible for damages including lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
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