Tia Longmire, 11, Critically Injured in Brentwood Accident on Balfour Road
BRENTWOOD (October 21, 2018) – A girl critically injured after a traffic accident near Balfour Road and Guise Way last month has been identified as Tia Longmire, according to East Bay Times and The Press.
The 11-year-old Brentwood girl was walking with her sister to Edna Hill Middle School when the collision occurred in the morning of September 18.
As per the reports, Longmire was in the crosswalk walking north on Balfour Road when she was hit by a Nissan Altima that was headed east at the time.
Girl Hit by Car in Brentwood, September 18
Longmire was airlifted to UC Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento where she was listed in stable but critical condition. The child is reportedly out of a coma and gradually showing signs of improvement.
A GoFundMe page has been created to help with Longmire’s existing and future medical expenses.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Nissan Altima stopped after hitting the young pedestrian and cooperated with the authorities. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
*We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the young girl and her family and friends during such a difficult time. We wish her a full recovery.
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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 Nissan Altima, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the vehicle, 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 incident the family of young girl 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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