Man Walking Dog Suffers Major Injuries to Legs After Being Hit by Unhitched Trailer
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, November 2nd
November 5, 2018- According to KION News, a pedestrian man suffered major injuries after being struck by an unhitched trailer Friday afternoon while walking his dog.
The incident occurred at precisely 2:23 p.m. near the cross streets of Harkin Slough Road and Ohlone Parkway.
According to Watsonville police officials, the driver of an SUV experienced mechanical issues causing the trailer to unhitch. The trailer crossed several traffic lanes before entering the sidewalk and hitting the unidentified man.
The victim suffered major injuries to both of his legs leaving in hospitalized at a local trauma center.
According to KION News, the driver responsible remained at the scene and was open to questioning with police officials following the incident.
No further details have been presented at this time.
Watsonville Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Based on the details provided so far from the report, the owner of the trailer will be held liable for the injuries sustained by the male pedestrian victim.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the pedestrian victim will 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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