85-Year-Old Man Injured In Stockton Pedestrian Accident By Fred Russo Drive and March Lane
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (September 28, 2019) – An 85-year-old man was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident near the intersection of Fred Russo Drive and March Lane.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:24 a.m. on Thursday. Police are still trying to determine why the 85-year-old pedestrian was hit.
The driver that hit the victim did not stop to help. They are currently seeking the suspect.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers that flee the scene of an accident that causes bodily injury are likely to face civil as well as criminal liability. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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