Woman, 59, Severely Hurt in San Diego Accident at Adams and Cherokee
SAN DIEGO (June 6, 2018) – A pedestrian was severely injured after a traffic accident in the area of Adams and Cherokee avenues on Wednesday afternoon, according to NBC San Diego.
As per the article, San Diego Police Department said for an unknown reason a 59-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Adams and Cherokee avenues.
The victim reportedly hit her head on the pavement.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in San Diego, June 6
Paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the woman who reportedly suffered head injuries that were considered as life-threatening. She was immediately transported to the hospital for treatment.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved stopped and remained at the crash site. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer
California has several right of way laws that apply to the pedestrians. These laws include the obligation of the drivers to exercise due care and lessen the speed of their cars while approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk.
In this case, authorities are investigating several factors such as alcohol or drugs, excessive speed and distracted driving to determine the liability in the incident.
Once the investigation process is over and it proves that the motorist has been negligent, the woman involved 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 an auto collision and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. Our experienced San Diego personal injury lawyer will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call for a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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