Woman, 32, Badly Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle at Sacramento and Delaware Streets
BERKELEY (June 9, 2018) – On June 5, Tuesday, a 32-year-old woman was seriously injured following a pedestrian accident at Sacramento and Delaware streets.
Primary reports indicated the female pedestrian was walking south on the west side of Sacramento Street when a northbound vehicle turning left onto Delaware struck her.
Shortly after 7:30 p.m., emergency teams arrived at the scene and found the woman pinned under a vehicle. The victim was briefly extricated, then transported to a local trauma center for care.
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On June 6, Wednesday, officials said the woman remained in critical condition. The name of he victims has not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, the motorist involved in the incident reportedly stayed at the location following the collision. The driver was only identified as a 29-year-old woman from Berkeley.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the exact circumstances that led to the accident.
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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 the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not the 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.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a pedestrian accident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced car and pedestrian accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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