Man, 27, Victim in Pedestrian Accident at Lakeside and Tamalpais
LOCATION: Corte Madera, Madera County
DATE OF INCIDENT: Thursday, May 31st
June 1, 2018- According to the SF Bay, a major injury pedestrian versus auto collision occurred at the intersection of Lakeside and Tamalpais drives last night.
Police officials confirmed the accident to have occurred at precisely 6:30 p.m. involving a black BMW and a 27-year-old pedestrian man.
Authorities reported the victim was hit while in a crosswalk by the motorist in the BMW traveling westbound on Tamalpais Drive.
Man Taken to Marin General Hospital
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene eventually transporting the victim in Marin General Hospital. His injuries were serious but fortunately not life-threatening.
Meanwhile, the driver of the BMW remained at the scene and was open to questioning with police who were able to determine the driver was not under the influence.
The Central Marin Police Authority will be the agency handling the investigation.
San Francisco and Marin County Pedestrian Accident Injury Lawyer
Based on the information provided in this report, it seems as though the driver could be held liable for the collision as it appears the 27-year-old victim was indeed within the means of a marked crosswalk. 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 man will likely 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 San Francisco and Marin County 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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