1 Hurt in Ventura Pedestrian Crash on Victoria Avenue and Valentine Road
VENTURA, CA (December 20, 2020) – Friday night, a pedestrian suffered serious injuries in an accident on Victoria Avenue and Valentine Road.
The incident happened at about 5:34 p.m. on the southbound side of Victoria Avenue. This crash happened between Valentine Road and the northbound freeway onramp.
The authorities received several 911 reports about the collision. When they responded, they located the pedestrian with serious injuries.
Then, responders immediately took the pedestrian to a local hospital for treatment.
Furthermore, the preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian had attempted to walk across the road. However, the pedestrian crossed in an area not allowed for pedestrians.
Meanwhile, the vehicle driver that hit the pedestrian stayed at the scene and has been cooperative with the police investigation.
Moreover, the authorities do not believe that drugs and alcohol played a role in the crash.
At this time, the Ventura Police Department continues to investigate the cause of the incident.
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, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Furthermore, common locations for these pedestrian accidents include street corners and intersections.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. Nevertheless, they tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you sustained injuries in a crash, reach out to the experienced accident attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Indeed, we understand what you are going through. Thus, our team is here to ensure your legal rights are protected. We have 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.