1 Hospitalized in Canyon Country Accident on Soledad Canyon Road and River Circle
CANYON COUNTRY, CA (November 29, 2020) – On Friday, a pedestrian suffered injuries in a crash on Soledad Canyon Road and River Circle.
According to Lt. Ethan Marquez of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the incident occurred at around 5:50 p.m. Moreover, it happened near Soledad Canyon Road and River Circle in Canyon Country.
Furthermore, reports revealed that the pedestrian was struck on a marked crosswalk.
Moreover, the authorities placed the driver involved under arrest after showing signs of intoxication.
Then, responders transported the pedestrian to a hospital after sustaining minor injuries.
According to the authorities, the crash temporarily blocked the westbound roads of Soledad Canyon Road.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the crash on Soledad Canyon Road and River Circle.
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, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Furthermore, common locations for these pedestrian accidents include shopping center entrances 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.