Pedestrian Injured In Danville Car Accident Near The Intersection of Camino Tassajara and Alta Vista Way
DANVILLE, CALIFORNIA (September 3, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident near the intersection of Camino Tassajara and Wood Ranch Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place at 9:11 a.m. The driver was making a left turn from Alta Vista Way.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victims. The driver that hit the pedestrian remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers are supposed to yield the right of way to pedestrians before making left turns. According to California Vehicle Code 21801, “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left or to complete a U-turn upon a highway, or to turn left into public or private property, or an alley, shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching from the opposite direction which are close enough to constitute a hazard at any time during the turning movement.” Drivers that hit pedestrians while making left turns will likely be found at fault.
Any pedestrian that is injured due to the negligence of a driver making an unsafe turn may be able to seek justice. They can hold the negligent driver accountable through a bodily injury claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a pedestrian accident in Danville? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We can investigate your case free of cost and get to the bottom of what happened. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.