Skateboarder Injured In La Mesa Car Accident On Spring Street By Finley Street
LA MESA, CALIFORNIA (October 19, 2019) – A 25-year-old skateboarder was injured in a car accident by the intersection of Spring Street and Finley Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 9:20 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation, a 2004 Dodge Dakota pickup truck traveling southbound hit the skateboarder.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. He was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In La Mesa Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner in order to avoid accidents. Drivers must also use caution to avoid accidents even when they are outside of lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.” Victims of pedestrian accidents may be able to seek damages through a bodily injury claim.
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