Pedestrian Hit and Injured by Vehicle on Harrison Avenue
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, December 21st
December 22, 2018 – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Harrison Avenue Friday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol log.
The unidentified person was reportedly hit by a silver Volvo in the 2297 block of Harrison at about 7:38 p.m.
Minor Injury Pedestrian Accident Friday in Eureka
Emergency personnel responded to the accident scene, near Roane Avenue, and found the pedestrian suffering in minor injuries. The identity of the victim has not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was released on the motorist involved. It is still unclear whether the driver stayed in the area, or continued driving following the collision.
At this time, the investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the precise circumstances that led to the accident.
Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the details provided so far from the report, there are still many unanswered questions. 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. A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what transpired. This will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Other factors to consider, was the driver distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact? Police will ultimately determine fault for this accident and issue a report.
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