4-year-old Boy Seriously Injured In San Diego Pickup Truck Accident At The I-15 Offramp In City Heights
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (December 12, 2020) – A four-year-old boy had to be taken to the hospital in serious condition after he was hit by a pickup truck on an Interstate 15 offramp.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 12:05 a.m. The young boy was taken to the Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego to be treated for major injuries.
Police interviewed the pickup truck driver involved in the crash. Neither alcohol nor drugs are believed to be factors in the crash.
Liability In San Diego Car Accidents
Drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and to take steps in order to avoid collisions. 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.”
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