Pedestrian, 62, Injured In Cathedral City Hit-And-Run Car Accident By 30th Avenue and Landau Boulevard
CATHEDRAL CITY, CALIFORNIA (November 3, 2019) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident by the intersection of 30th Avenue and Landau Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:00 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the pedestrian was hit by the vehicle as he was walking by the sidewalk.
The driver that hit the victim fled the scene and is currently being pursued by police. An investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Cathedral City Car Accidents
All drivers have a responsibility to stop their vehicle after an accident and call the police. According to California Vehicle Code 20001, “The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death of a person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident and shall fulfill the requirements of Sections 20003 and 20004.” Drivers that flee the scene of an accident may face civil as well as criminal liability.
Getting Help After A Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car accident? There are are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.