Pedestrian Injured In Saugus Hit-And-Run Accident By Plum Canyon Road and Heller Circle
SAUGUS, CALIFORNIA (September 27, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident by the intersection of Plum Canyon Road and Heller Circle.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:15 a.m. A pedestrian in his 30’s was struck by the driver who fled the scene.
The victim was taken to the hospital with major injuries. Paramedics arrived and transported the victim to the hospital.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and yield the right of way to pedestrians in lawfully marked crosswalks. 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 due to the negligence of another driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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