Pedestrian Killed In Woodland Hills Car Accident On Highway 101
WOODLAND HILLS, CALIFORNIA (August 2019) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident on Highway 101 in Woodland Hills.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place sometime around 9:05 p.m. It took place by the Woodlake Avenue exit.
Despite life-saving efforts the pedestrian tragically died due to their injuries. An investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Nearly 5,000 pedestrians are killed every year in car accidents. If a driver was negligent and hits a pedestrian they could face civil liability for their actions. 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.”
Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
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