Pedestrian in Wheelchair Hit and Critically Injured by Car on 12th Street in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO (December 20, 2017) – A pedestrian in a wheelchair was critically injured after an accident on 12th Street Wednesday afternoon, according to ABC 10 News and FOX 40.
The collision took place at around 2:35 p.m. between G and E streets.
As per the article, Sacramento police said a pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle on 12 Street. The person was reportedly transported to the hospital where the patient was listed in critical condition.
The name of the victim was not immediately released, however authorities described her as female. Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the car involved stopped and cooperated with the officials.
We offer our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the gravely injured victim and to her family and friends during such a difficult time. We wish her a swift and full recovery.
Personal Injury Lawyer
It is expected for any motorists to be made aware and considerate of other people while traversing the road. Injury auto accidents occur when a person fails to focus on and fully comply with the safety precautions and traffic laws. Factors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, excessive speed, distracted driving and negligence are being investigated at this time to determine liability.
Once the investigation is over and it concludes that a negligent party has disregarded the safety of others and has led to the injuries of another individual, the family of the victim 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 a traffic accident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will answer all your questions and guide you every step of the way. Contact us at 800-235-6801 and speak with our experienced personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation.
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