Pedestrian Killed In Stockton Car Accident By Hammer Lane Near Etna Street
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA (June 9, 2019) – A pedestrian was tragically killed in a car accident not far from Hammer Lane and Etna Street.
Stockton police are saying that the accident took place around 10:00 p.m. A car was apparently traveling eastbound at the time of the accident.
Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. Unfortunately, the unidentified pedestrian later died due to their injuries.
An investigation remains ongoing.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver has a responsibility to keep a lookout for pedestrians and take steps to avoid hitting them. According to the 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 Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
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