Woman Struck by Reversing Vehicle in Field
LOCATION: Gonzales, CA
DATE OF INCIDENT: Wednesday, September 12th
September 13, 2018- According to the California Highway Patrol, a woman was involved in a pedestrian accident after being struck by a vehicle yesterday afternoon in a field located at 26802 Foletta Road.
Authorities were dispatched to the scene after receiving notification of the incident which transpired at 2:02 p.m. roughly.
According to the report, the unidentified female victim was struck by an alleged green Honda Accord whose driver reversed into the woman.
The details provided suggested that the woman suffered injuries ranging from moderate to serious before being taken away by ambulance to a nearby medical center.
No information was listed on the motorist involved and whether drugs or alcohol played a contributing role.
CHP officials will be the agency handling the investigation.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
Based on the details provided so far from the report, the driver will likely at least be held liable for the collision. There are still many unanswered questions, however. Under California law, drivers who are approaching a pedestrian are required to exercise due care and reduce their speed for the safety of the pedestrian.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing may have been a factor, the pedestrian victims may be entitled to a personal injury lawsuit following this incident. Personal injury accident victims are entitled to compensation for damages hospital bills and medical expenses, lost work wages due to injury, and pain and suffering
Contact our staff of attorneys today if you are seeking information or legal counsel following a traffic accident at 855-703-4186.
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