Pedestrian Injured In Los Angeles Car Accident Along Repetto Avenue and East Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (June 20, 2020) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident near the intersection of Repetto Avenue and East Los Angeles.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:28 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a black Camaro struck the pedestrian and knocked them to the ground.
A tow truck had to remove the vehicle following the accident. An ambulance took the victim to the hospital. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Los Angeles Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a legal duty to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. 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.” Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. It is important that evidence is properly preserved and collected after an accident.
Investigating A Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
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