San Jose Pedestrian Accident: Pedestrian Killed In San Jose Car Accident On Highway 237 Near Zanker Road
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (July 28, 2019) – A pedestrian was hit and killed in a car accident on Highway 237.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:39 a.m. An ambulance was called to the scene of the accident.
Despite life-saving efforts, the pedestrian died due to their injuries. There is no word yet on what may have caused the accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers must operate their vehicles safely according to the prevailing conditions of the road. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.” Driving the speed limit at night or times of lower visibility may be dangerous.
The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may be able to recover damages through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help a victim’s family recover for lost wages, medical bills, funeral expenses and emotional trauma. Determining liability in pedestrian accidents can be very difficult. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are.
Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in an accident due to the negligence of another driver? You may have recourse under the law. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply about 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 can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.