Pedestrian Hit by Car at Olive and Park Avenues
MERCED, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2017) — A male pedestrian was critically injured Sunday night in a car accident at Olive and Park avenues, according to the Modesto Bee.
The crash took place about 6:45 p.m. last night. A small dark-colored vehicle was heading east on West Olive Avenue when the car struck the man as he was crossing the street.
Paramedics responded and rushed the injured man to Mercy Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries.
The Merced Police Department is heading up an investigation into the collision to determine liability.
Those of us at Johnson Attorneys Group offer our prayers to the victim hurt in this collision in hopes of a speedy recovery.
A pedestrian will typically have the right-of-way in the roadway, but many drivers are distracted or speeding when they collide with a person in the street. Sometimes, the driver and pedestrian will share the blame for an accident. Police will go over evidence to determine liability.
If you were the victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our Merced accident attorneys at 800-235-6801. We will bring our expertise to your case and obtain the justice you deserve. — sks
— Johnson Attorneys Group is a longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
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