Pedestrian Hit and Injured by Car in Victorville Sunday
VICTORVILLE (December 24, 2018) – A pedestrian was hospitalized after a traffic accident in the area of El Evado and Palmdale roads Sunday night, according to Victor Valley News.
The collision was reported on December 23 at about 9 p.m. Palmdale Road is also known as Highway 18.
As per the article, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said for an unknown reason a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of El Evado and Palmdale roads.
Victorville Pedestrian Crash on Highway 18, Dec 23
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to the victim who was injured as a result of the crash.
The patient was flown to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries. He was described as a male between the age of 15-20.
His name and condition at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, it was not specified in the report whether or not the driver involved stopped after hitting the pedestrian.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
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 pedestrian 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 San Bernardino County personal injury lawyer a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.