Pedestrian Hit and Injured by Vehicle on Vantage Avenue
SUN VALLEY, Los Angeles County (May 16, 2018) – On May 12, Saturday, an unidentified man was injured in a pedestrian accident on Vantage Avenue.
According to On Scene TV, a male pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck in the 7557 block of Vantage Avenue.
The man was reportedly pushing a loaded shopping car, and was walking with a small dog at the time of the collision.
Man Injured in Sun Valley Pedestrian Accident
Medical records indicated the pedestrian was injured as a result of the accident. Officials said the man was treated at the scene, then released shortly after.
Also hurt in the incident was the dog. As per the article, the dog required veterinary services due to the extent of injuries they sustained.
Meanwhile, the driver involved remained at the location and cooperated with the investigation.
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A forensic examination of the vehicle, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not the driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not the motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the injured pedestrian may have the right to a personal injury lawsuit. Victims in pedestrian accidents are entitled to seek recompense for medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim in a pedestrian accident and you are seeking answers, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Los Angeles County lawyers who specialize in pedestrian accidents. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a sudden traumatic incident.
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