Woman Critically Injured in Corona Crash at Main and 9th Streets
CORONA (February 26, 2019) – A woman was left critically injured after being hit by a truck in Corona on Saturday, February 23, a police report said.
Authorities said that they responded to report of a collision at the intersection of Main and Ninth streets just before 7 in the evening.
According to The Press-Enterprise, the police found the female pedestrian unconscious in the roadway and immediately requested for an ambulance to transport her to the nearest hospital for treatment.
Pedestrian Hit by Truck in Corona Saturday, Feb 23
The victim suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash. She was listed in grave condition. The name of the patient was not immediately disclosed.
Meanwhile, the driver and passenger of the truck involved did not sustain any injuries but were questioned while the accident is under investigation.
Police officials also learned about a second vehicle whose passengers reportedly witnessed the collision; they are currently reaching out to these people for a statement and are encouraging the public to go forward with any information on the accident.
Riverside 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.
Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the vehicle, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the truck, and whether or not the driver involved was distracted or reckless when the collision occurred.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this collision, the family of the gravely injured pedestrian may possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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