Man, 37, Seriously Injured in South San Francisco Crash on Grand Ave
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (December 26, 2018) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after a traffic accident along Grand Avenue Wednesday morning, according to SF Examiner.
The collision took place at around 5:55 a.m., just west of Gateway Boulevard.
As per the article, police said a 37-year-old man was crossing Grand Avenue in a designated pedestrian crosswalk when for an unknown reason he was struck by a vehicle.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in South San Francisco, Dec 26
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the pedestrian suffering from major but apparently non-life-threatening injuries.
He was immediately transported to the hospital for treatment. His name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver of the car involved stopped after the crash and cooperated with the authorities. Officials are still investigating 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 37-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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