Man, 30, Seriously Injured In Carlsbad Accident on El Camino Real Saturday
CARLSBAD (July 22, 2018) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after a traffic accident along El Camino Real on Saturday night, according to San Diego Union Tribune and ABC 10 News.
The collision was reported just before 10 p.m. in the 4600 block of El Camino Real near Kelly Drive.
As per the reports, Carlsbad police said a 30-year-old man was struck by a vehicle on El Camino Real. He was found lying unresponsive in the roadway following the crash.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Carlsbad, July 21
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the victim who suffered major injuries upon impact. He was then transported to Palomar Medical Center for treatment.
His name and condition at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the car involved stopped after hitting the pedestrian and cooperated with the authorities.
The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
San Diego County Personal Injury Lawyer
California has several right of way laws that apply to the pedestrians. These laws include the obligation of the drivers to exercise due care and lessen the speed of their cars while approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk.
In this case, authorities are investigating several factors such as alcohol or drugs, excessive speed and distracted driving to determine the liability in the collision. Once the investigation process is over and it proves that the motorist has been negligent, the family of the male pedestrian involved may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages and pain and suffering.
If your loved one has been injured in an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Our experienced San Diego County personal injury lawyer will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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