One Pedestrian Killed In Victorville Car Accident On The Interstate 15 Freeway
VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA (July 14, 2019) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a pedestrian accident on the Interstate 15 freeway.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 3:39 p.m. The victim was hit by a 2018 Mazda 3 that was traveling in the number 3 lane.
Paramedics rushed to the scene and found the victim laying in the middle of the roadway. Despite life-saving measures he was later pronounced dead due to his injuries.
The driver that hit him remained at the scene and cooperated.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. 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.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you love 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 have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims get justice and that negligent drivers are held accountable for their actions. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.