Pedestrian Injured In Stockton Hit-And-Run Car Accident By Fred Russo Drive and March Lane
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (September 29, 2019) – An 85-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of Fred Russo Drive and March Lane.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:24 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, the driver hit the pedestrian and then fled the scene.
Paramedics were called to the location of the accident in order to help the victim. He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are supposed to yield the right of way to pedestrian 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.” Victims of pedestrian accidents have recourse under the law through a bodily injury claim. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
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