Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Santa Rosa Car Accident By Lance Drive and Guerneville Road
SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA (June 8, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident not far from the intersection of Lance Drive and Guerneville Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:00 p.m. Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the pedestrian.
He was transported to the Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and is expected to recover. The driver involved in the crash remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver has a responsibility to operate their vehicle according to the prevailing conditions of the roadway and take steps to avoid accidents. 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.”
When a driver acts negligently and hits a pedestrian they may face civil liability. Any person that is injured could potentially recover damages through a civil claim. Damages could include money for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Truck Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We can take steps to make sure that you get the medical and financial support that you need. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need help with bills after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.