Pedestrian Hit and Seriously Injured By Vehicle at Jefferson and Miles
DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, September 12th
September 13, 2018 – An unidentified person was severely injured in a pedestrian accident Wednesday evening in the area of Jefferson Street and Miles Avenue, according to ABC News.
As per the article, the pedestrian was struck near the intersection at approximately 10 p.m.
Pedestrian Accident Wednesday in Indio
Responding paramedics reportedly rushed the victim to a hospital due to the extent of their injuries. The Indio police department said the patient remained in serious but stable condition Thursday afternoon.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was disclosed on the motorist involved.
The detectives handling the case continue to investigate at this time to fully understand what happened here and why.
Riverside County Personal Injury Lawyer
A forensic examination of the vehicle involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases are potentially entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a pedestrian accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Riverside County personal injury lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.