Pedestrian Killed In Santa Monica Car Accident On The Interstate 10 Freeway By Cloverfield Boulevard
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA (May 4, 2021) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident on the Interstate 10 Freeway by Cloverfield Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:33 p.m. on Sunday. For reasons that remain under investigation a car struck a woman near the off-ramp.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital but later died due to their injuries.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Santa Monica Car Accidents
All drivers are supposed to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians in the roadway. 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.” The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim.
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