Ernie Taylor Cameron Park: Ernie Taylor Killed In Cameron Park Car Accident At Rite Aid Parking Lot On Green Valley Road
CAMERON PARK, CALIFORNIA (November 21, 2020) – A pedestrian identified as Ernie Taylor has tragically died in a car accident at a Rite Aid parking lot along Green Valley Road.
Cameron Park are saying that the collision took place around 1:15 p.m. on Thursday. A Lexus RX 450 was backing out of its parking space when it struck Ernie Taylor.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Ernie Taylor was taken to the Sutter Roseville Medical Center but later died as a result of his injuries.
It remains unclear if authorities will pursue charges against the 90-year-old driver involved in the crash. An investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Cameron Park Car Accidents
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians even if they are outside of lawfully marked crosswalks. 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.” Elderly drivers might be involved in accidents for many reasons.
- Drivers may experience pedal confusion
- Drivers may be distracted
- Drivers may be intoxicated
- Drivers may fail to see pedestrians in their blind spot
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Potential beneficiaries in a civil claim may include a victim’s spouse, children and parents. In certain circumstances the owner of a parking lot could be liable for an accident. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Cameron Park Car Accident
We at West Coast trial Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family of Ernie Taylor. This was a highly preventable tragedy that should not have taken place. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue to investigate.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in Cameron Park? 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.