Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Stockton Car Accident By The Intersection Of West Lane and Bourbon Street
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (May 5, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of West Lane and Bourbon Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:19 a.m. Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victims.
Police closed down the road as they continued their investigation. There is no word yet on what may have caused the accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a legal responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 219, “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.”
Pedestrians are often seriously injured in car accidents. Victims will have the ability to recover damages for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are. There are statute of limitations associated with being able to file a claim, so it’s important to act quickly.
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