Woman, 48, Injured in Accident Near Cottonwood Avenue and Lilac Street
HESPERIA (October 2, 2018) – A female jogger was hospitalized after a traffic accident along Cottonwood Avenue on Monday afternoon, according to Victor Valley News.
The collision occurred at approximately 3:40 p.m. in the area of Cottonwood Avenue and Lilac Street.
As per the report, sheriff’s department said a 48-year-old woman was jogging on the east side of Cottonwood Avenue approaching the intersection with Lilac Street when at the same time a blue Toyota Rav4 was stopped at the intersection.
Jogger Hit by Car in Hesperia, Oct 1
The female driver of the Toyota then made a right turn onto Cottonwood and ultimately struck the jogger. The motorist reportedly failed to notice the pedestrian and hit her.
Deputies affirmed that the victim suffered several abrasions on the left side of her body as a result of the crash. She was then taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the woman driving the car stopped and cooperated with the authorities. The incident is still under investigation.
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In this case, authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the Toyota Rav4, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the car, and whether or not the motorist was distracted or reckless when the accident occurred.
Pending the results of the investigation, the female jogger will 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 San Bernardino County personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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