Man, 42, Severely Injured in San Francisco Crash at Gough and Grove
SAN FRANCISCO (December 24, 2018) – A pedestrian was severely injured after a traffic accident in the area of Gough and Grove streets early Friday, according to San Francisco Examiner.
The collision took place on December 21 at around 1:50 a.m. in the Hayes Valley neighborhood.
As per the article, police said a 42-year-old man was struck for an unknown reason by a vehicle at the intersection of Gough and Grove streets.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Hayes Valley, Dec 21
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital with injuries considered as life-threatening.
The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the 33-year-old man driving the car involved stopped and cooperated with the police.
Authorities are still gathering more information and evidence to determine the cause of the incident.
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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.
Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of the vehicle, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with car, and whether or not the driver involved was distracted or reckless when the collision occurred.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this collision, the 42-year-old man may possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give our experienced personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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