Woman Hospitalized Major Injury Pomona Crash
POMONA, California (July 21, 2017) — A car struck and injured a woman Thursday night in a collision at Bonita and Melbourne avenues, according to a report by the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The crash took place about 7 p.m. at the intersection. The LACFD responded and rushed the woman to Pomona Valley Hospital where she was treated for major injuries.
The age and identity of the victim was not released.
Pomona Police Department Pedestrian Accident Investigation
The Pomona Police Department is heading up the investigation into the car accident to determine fault. Police say the man who was driving the vehicle, stopped and was interviewed in an effort to piece together what led to the crash and liability. There are many factors that police will consider including whether or not the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk, if the driver was speeding, driving recklessly, distracted, drowsy, under the influence of drugs and or alcohol or if they violated traffic lights or posted laws. It’s possible that the driver could be cited for any of these reasons.
Contact a Pomona personal injury attorney to request a free consultation at 800-235-6801.
When you are injured in a traffic accident due to another driver’s negligence, it’s important that you take immediate steps to protect your legal rights. Although you can settle a case by negotiating directly with the insurance companies, many people hire an attorney to ensure they get fully compensated for all their losses including lost time off work. An attorney will also help you identify all parties liable for your losses. For example, if a driver is working for an employer at the time of the collision they may also be held liable for your losses. This is important if there are low insurance limits that may not cover your medical bills and other losses.
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