Pedestrian Injured in Palmdale Crash on West Avenue P
PALMDALE, CA (September 29, 2020) – Sunday night, a person suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on West Avenue P.
According to reports, a vehicle struck a pedestrian about 8:30 p.m. on West Avenue P and Division Street.
Lt. J. Rhea of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Palmdale Station confirmed that the deputies are trying to investigate a report. In this report, a person was allegedly running after a woman across the street at the time.
Meanwhile, the driver stayed at the scene and has been cooperative. Furthermore, there have been no updates regarding the current condition of the victims involved.
Due to limited information, the authorities continue to investigate the crash on West Avenue P.
Facts about Pedestrians and Accidents
Pedestrians have the right of way at any crosswalk or intersection. Therefore, it’s a driver’s responsibility to yield and be prepared to stop.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Furthermore, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances, street corners, and intersections.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. Nevertheless, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If you sustained injuries in a crash, reach out to the experienced accident attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, we understand what you are going through. Thus, our team is here to ensure your legal rights are protected. With over 40 years in the legal field, we have the experience and the resources to win your pedestrian accident case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation at a location nearest you.