Woman Hit by Car on Fullerton Road
ROWLAND HEIGHTS (October 24, 2018)- According to the California Highway Patrol, a pedestrian accident versus an automobile was reported this morning at 2415 Fullerton Road.
At roughly 8:29 a.m., CHP officials were dispatched to the crash site where a pedestrian woman was struck by what appeared to have been a gray-colored sedan.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department was immediately made known of the collision and called to the scene.
Upon their arrival, the unidentified woman thought to be 71-years-old was trapped underneath the car with moderate to serious injuries.
Firefighters were able to remove her from under the vehicle before an ambulance transported the victim to a local area hospital.
At this time, it remains unclear what exactly happened and how the incident transpired.
CHP officials will be handling the investigation.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Based on the details provided so far from the report, the driver will at least be held partially liable for the collision. There are still many unanswered questions, however. 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.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the pedestrian victim may 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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