Woman Killed In Salinas Pedestrian Collision On North Main Street
SALINAS, CALIFORNIA (June 27, 2019) – A female pedestrian was tragically killed in a car accident on North Main Street.
Salinas police are saying that the accident took place 5:00 a.m. between Russell Road and Boronda Road. The driver involved in the accident fled the scene.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help the 54-year-old woman. Despite life-saving measures the woman was later pronounced dead.
An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Nearly 35,000 people are killed every year in car accidents across the United States. If a driver his a pedestrian they may face civil liability. Drivers could be held liable if they were speeding, intoxicated or distracted. The family of any person that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in wrongful death claim may include compensation for lost wages, medical bills an pain and suffering.
Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
If you or someone that you love has been involved in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you need more information about an accident or just have questions about your rights we can help. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.