Woman Injured In Tustin Pedestrian Accident On Pasadena Avenue Near McFadden Avenue
TUSTIN, CALIFORNIA (September 9, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident by the intersection of Pasadena Avenue and McFadden Avenue.
Tustin police are saying that the collision took place around 10:22 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the woman was hit by a large van.
Paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help the victim. She was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
A full investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a responsibility to keep an eye out for pedestrians and avoid hitting them. 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.” There are many reasons why pedestrian accidents take place:
- Inclement weather
Victims of pedestrian accidents are protected by a number of laws. For example, a pedestrian injured in an accident can hold the negligent driver accountable through a civil claim. Damages in a civil claim can help with lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
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