Man Hit and Badly Injured by Vehicle at Jamacha Road and Cardiff Street
LOCATION: Skyline, San Diego County
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Friday, September 21st
September 25, 2018 – A pedestrian accident occurred in the area of Jamacha Road and Cardiff Street Friday evening, according to Fox News.
Shorty before 10 p.m. on September 21, an unidentified man was struck by a vehicle at the intersection.
Major Injury Pedestrian Accident Friday in Skyline
Medical records indicated paramedics rushed the victim to the hospital for treatment of serious trauma including injuries to his right arm.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was released on the identity of the motorist involved and their whereabouts following the incident.
The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the exact circumstances that led to the collision.
San Diego County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the details provided so far from the report, there are still many unanswered questions. 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. A forensic examination, however, of both the vehicle and the victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what transpired. This will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the victim in this specific accident may have the right to a personal injury claim. Pedestrian accident victims are potentially entitled to seek compensation for hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you would like to speak with our experienced San Diego County personal injury lawyer, call to request a free consultation at 855-703-4186.