Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Linda Accident at Beale and Alberta Monday
LINDA, Yuba County (July 23, 2018) – A traffic collision seriously injured a pedestrian in the area of North Beale Road and Alberta Avenue Monday night, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
As per the report log, the accident was reported at about 9:17 p.m.
CHP said for an unknown reason a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Beale Road and Alberta Avenue.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Linda, July 23
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the victim lying in the roadway following the crash. The patient was transported to the hospital to be treated for major injuries.
The name and condition of the pedestrian at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the car involved, described as a Honda Pilot, sustained minor front-end damage after hitting the victim.
The dispatch did not specify whether or not the driver of the Honda Pilot stopped and cooperated with the authorities. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
Yuba County Pedestrian Injury Accident Lawyer
California has several right of way laws that apply to the pedestrians. These laws include the obligation of the drivers to exercise due care and lessen the speed of their cars while approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk.
In this case, authorities are investigating several factors such as alcohol or drugs, excessive speed, and distracted driving to determine the liability in the incident. Once the investigation process is over and it proves that the motorist has been negligent, the pedestrian involved may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been injured in an auto collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Our experienced Yuba County personal injury lawyer will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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