Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash at Topango and Mojave Tuesday
VICTORVILLE (December 12, 2018) – A pedestrian was critically injured after a traffic accident in the area of Topango Road and Mojave Drive late Tuesday night, according to Victor Valley News.
The collision was reported on December 11 at about 11:08 p.m.
As per the article, officials said a pedestrian was struck for an unknown reason by a blue Chevy sedan near the intersection of Topango Road and Mojave Drive.
The victim was found lying in the roadway suffering from critical injuries as a result of the crash.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Victorville, Dec 11
Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the wounded party to Victor Valley Global Medical Center and then flown to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The name and condition of the pedestrian at this time remained unknown. Meanwhile, the driver of the car involved stopped after the incident and cooperated with the authorities.
The No. 2 lane of westbound Mojave Drive was forced to be closed as officers investigated the collision.
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 Chevy sedan, whether or not alcohol or drugs also played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with 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 collision, the family of the gravely injured 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.
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