One Child Injured In Pedestrian Accident In Front Of In-Shape Along South Broadway In Santa Maria
SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA (March 21, 2019) – A child has been injured after he was involved in a pedestrian accident in front of In-Shape along South Broadway.
The young boy was walking on a sidewalk in front of In-Shape at the time that he was hit. The accident took place around 5:00 p.m. according to authorities.
There is no word yet if alcohol or drugs may have been a factor in the crash. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every year tens of thousands of pedestrians are seriously injured in car accidents. According to the FMCSA, alcohol, drugs, fatigue and speeding were among the leading factors in pedestrian accidents. Drivers may also hit pedestrians in front of stores due to pedal confusion. In short, a driver may confuse the accelerator for the brakes.
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