Pedestrian Injured In Santa Ana Car Accident By Sydney Drive and Strawberry Lane
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA (October 7, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident not far from the intersection of Sydney Drive and Strawberry Lane.
Santa Ana police are saying that they rushed to the scene and came across the pedestrian who was laying down in the roadway. Paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident and took the pedestrian to the hospital.
The white Dodge Charger that hit the victim was stopped near the scene of the accident. A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and avoid hitting pedestrians. 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 car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
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