Pedestrian Killed In Victorville Car Accident On D Street
VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA (December 1, 2019) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident that took place along D Street also known as Highway 18.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:07 p.m. by Hesperia Road. For reasons that remain under investigation a Toyota hit a pedestrian.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures the victim later died due to their injuries.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Every driver is supposed to take measures 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.”
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, funeral expenses and pain and suffering. It’s important that evidence is properly collected and preserved after an accident. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal rights are.
Investigating A Victorville Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal 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. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.