Pedestrian Injured In Sacramento Car Accident On West Capitol Avenue By Pecan Street
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (December 1, 2019) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident that took place on West Capitol Avenue by Pecan Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:21 p.m. on Friday night. For reasons that remain under investigation a car hit the pedestrian.
The victim sustained head injuries and had to be transported to the hospital. The driver that hit the victim remained at the scene and cooperate with authorities.
Liability In Sacramento Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a responsibility to exercise caution around pedestrians and take steps to avoid accidents. 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.”
Victims of pedestrian accidents may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your rights are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. 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.