Pedestrian Seriously Injured In Gilroy Car Accident By Monterey Road and Leavesley Road
GILROY, CALIFORNIA (January 11, 2021) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident by Monterey Road and Leavesley Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:50 p.m. on December 26th. For reason that remain under investigation a car struck a pedestrian and caused them to be seriously injured.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital and are expected to recover.
Liability In Gilroy Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers are supposed to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. 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.” Any person that is injured due to the negligence of another driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating A Gilroy Pedestrian Accident
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