Pedestrian Hit by Car on Olympus Avenue
HACIENDA HEIGHTS (November 9, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was hit by a car in an accident on Olympus Avenue this morning at or near Novak Street.
CHP reported to the collision site which transpired at roughly 7:04 a.m.
Victim Transported to Pomona Valley Medical Center
An unidentified pedestrian victim was confirmed to have suffered minor injuries before being transported by ambulance to Pomona Valley Medical Center.
No specific details were mentioned in the dispatch log in regards to what happened as authorities spent at least an hour at the scene gathering information and interviewing potential witnesses who may have seen what took place.
Authorities were still present at the scene as of 8:20 a.m.
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 victim 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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