Pedestrian Killed In Menifee Car Accident By Laguna Vista Drive and Rockport Road
MENIFEE, CALIFORNIA (August 1, 2020) – An elderly man has tragically died in a car accident that took place near the intersection of Vista Drive and Rockport Road.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the collision took place around 7:30 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a driver failed to stop at a stop sign and hit the victim.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident but the victim died due to their injuries.
Liability In Menifee Car Accidents
All drivers are supposed to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. According to California Vehicle Code 22450, “The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign at the entrance to, or within, an intersection shall stop at a limit line, if marked, otherwise before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection.” The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and funeral expenses.
Investigating A Menifee Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a car 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 may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. 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.