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Ahwahnee Pedestrian Accident at Road 600 and Highway 49

Ahwahnee Pedestrian Accident at Road 600 and Highway 49Pedestrian Badly Injured After Being Struck Wednesday Afternoon

LOCATION: Ahwahnee, Madera County

DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, August 29th

August 30, 2018- According to the California Highway Patrol, a pedestrian accident was reported yesterday afternoon at or near the intersection of Highway 49 and Road 600 also referred to as Sunrise Way.

CHP officials were dispatched to the scene of the collision which transpired at 1:22 p.m.

Authorities had tentatively stated that a dark green colored Dodge Ram pickup truck had struck the unidentified pedestrian leaving the victim stuck underneath the vehicle.

The fire department and medical personnel responded to provide assistance to the victim who had suffered major injuries. The individual was eventually removed from under the truck and transported via ambulance to a local area hospital.

Details in regards to the cause of the incident and the series of events that took place leading up to it remain unclear at this time as California Highway Patrol handles the investigation.

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Based on the details provided so far from the report, the driver will likely at least be held partially liable for the collision. There are still many unanswered questions, however. Under California law, drivers who are approaching a pedestrian are required to exercise due care and reduce their speed for the safety of the pedestrian.

In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the pedestrian victim may be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit following this incident. Personal injury accident victims are entitled to compensation for damages hospital bills and medical expenses, lost work wages due to injury, and pain and suffering

Contact our staff of attorneys today if you are seeking information or legal counsel following a traffic accident at 855-703-4186.

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