Pedestrian Killed In Stanton Car Accident By Beach Boulevard and Chapman Avenue
STANTON, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident by the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Chapman Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 12:29 a.m. Authorities are saying that the pedestrian was trying to cross the street at the time of the accident.
The driver that hit the pedestrian remained at the scene. Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have been involved in the accident.
Liability In Car Accidents
Drivers are supposed to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are 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.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through California Civil Code 377.60.
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