Pedestrian Injured In Valencia Car Accident Near Tournament Road And Trevino Drive
VALENCIA, CALIFORNIA (September 10, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of Tournament Road And Trevino Drive.
Santa Clarita police are saying that the car accident took place around 3:10 p.m. near the Vista Valencia Golf Course. The driver in the car remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and took the victim to the hospital. Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver has a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and keep an eye out for pedestrians. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.”
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