Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle
DATE OF COLLISION: Saturday, February 9th
February 11, 2019- According to the California Highway Patrol, a pedestrian versus vehicle collision was reported Saturday morning.
CHP officials responded to the accident at 9:55 p.m. on Wigwam Road at or near Highway 49.
Limited information has been provided at this time, however, it was confirmed the victim identified as Rick Folley, 63, suffered injuries which he was transported to a nearby medical facility for.
As of 10:58 ap.m., authorities remained present at the scene gathering details to determine the at-fault party.
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, Rick Folley 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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