Pedestrians Injured at Intersection
CRESTLINE (January 10, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, an injurious pedestrian collision left two hurt this afternoon at the crossroads of Crest Forest Drive and Woodland Road.
At roughly 12:37 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the scene where a vehicle described as a Jeep had struck two pedestrians near the fire station.
Both parties appeared to have sustained moderate injuries requiring the services of paramedics and the fire department to arrive at the scene.
Although not confirmed, it was indicated that each of the injured victims was transported to a local area hospital for their injuries.
No details were provided in the report as the investigation is currently ongoing at this time.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Based on the details provided so far from the report, the driver will 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 victims 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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