Pedestrian Struck by Car in Commerce City
COMMERCE CITY (May 30, 2018)– According to California Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was struck in an accident Wednesday morning at an intersection.
Authorities responded to the collision which transpired at roughly 7:37 a.m.
CHP located a pedestrian victim who was not identified by gender or name at the cross streets of Gerhart Avenue and Whittier Boulevard.
The victim was transported from the scene to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.
Meanwhile, no details were reported on the driver and the type of vehicle involved. It was noted that the Navarro’s Towing assisted in removing the vehicle from off the road.
Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident Injury Attorney
Based on the information provided in this report, it seems as though the driver could be held partially liable for the collision. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast the driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the vehicle. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicle such as point of impact, final resting positions of each vehicle, skid marks, and gouge marks.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the injured pedestrian may be subject to a personal injury lawsuit against the driver pending the findings of the investigation. Personal injury victims are entitled to compensation for damages including medical bills and hospital bills, lost future income, and pain and suffering.
If you have lost a loved one following a pedestrian accident, contact our Los Angeles personal injury accident lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden tragic loss. Contact us today at 855-703-4186.
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