Pedestrian Hit and Injured by Vehicle on Loma Avenue
LOCATION: King Salmon, Humboldt County
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Monday, October 29th
October 29, 2018 – At least one person was injured in a pedestrian accident Monday morning on Loma Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol group.
The accident was logged on Monday at 8:30 a.m.
Injury Pedestrian Accident Monday in King Salmon
As per the dispatch, an unidentified person was struck by a vehicle on Loma Avenue near Longview Road. The collision resulted in minor injuries to the pedestrian, whose name and residence remained unknown.
No immediate information was released on the motorist involved.
At this time, the detectives 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.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the victim in this specific accident may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases may seek compensation for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
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