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UPDATE: Robin Rae Roman Injured In Atwater Car Accident With Pickup Truck On Highway 99

Jul 30, 2019

Robin Roman Atwater: Robin Rae Roman Injured In Atwater Car Accident With Pickup Truck On Highway 99

ATWATER, CALIFORNIA (July 29, 2019) – A 63-year-old woman identified as Robin Rae Roman from Turlock was seriously injured in a car accident after being hit by a pickup truck by the side of Highway 99.

California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:27 p.m. near Applegate Road. Police are saying that Robin Rae Roman was previously involved in a rollover accident with her Nissan Versa. 

Robin Rae Roman was standing next to her vehicle when she was hit. Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the scene in order to help her. 

She had to be taken to a hospital with major injuries. 

Liability In Pedestrian Accidents

All drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and take steps to avoid causing accidents. According to California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.” If a driver hits a pedestrian by the side of the road that is typically strong evidence that they were:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted
  • Fatigued
  • Intoxicated

Drivers should reduce their speed at night or during other periods of low visibility. If a driver is negligent and hits a pedestrian they may face civil liability. Damages in a civil claim can help cover medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Many victims of pedestrian accidents will have very serious injuries that require extensive medical care. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. 

Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident

We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to Robin Rae Roman as she continues to recover. Any person that may have seen the accident should reach out to the CHP as they continue their investigation. It is our sincere hope that there is some accountability for what happened. 

Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a pedestrian accident? 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 care deeply about making sure that accident victims get the support and justice that they deserve. 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.

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