Pedestrian Hospitalized in Santa Clarita Crash
Santa Clarita, CA (May 22, 2021) – On Friday, an adult pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run crash on Stillmore Street.
The authorities received the accident report at about 1:20 p.m. on the 19400 block area near Sierra Vista Junior High School.
Immediately, emergency responders rushed the injured pedestrian to a hospital in unknown condition.
Meanwhile, the officers are still investigating this hit-and-run incident.
As pedestrians, we are also responsible for the laws. Indeed, it is important to follow these rules to avoid accidents that can lead to injuries and worst, death.
How Do You Deal With Accident Injuries?
In today’s current state of affairs, more individuals are walking as a new way to escape home for a while.
As a result, pedestrian accidents and hit-and-run crashes like the one on Stillmore Street have also spiked in popularity.
Pedestrian accidents are incidents in which someone walking or crossing a road is injured by a vehicle striking them.
Meanwhile, pedestrian accidents and hit-and-run crashes can be prevented.
Thus, here are some things that we can do to avoid such accidents.
– First, always avoid dangerous behaviors: always walk on the sidewalk (no jaywalking), stay sober, and make eye contact with drivers.
– Also, do not forget to look before you step: cross streets at marked crosswalks/intersections, obey traffic signals, and watch for turning vehicles.
– Importantly, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers if you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident.
Unfortunately, injuries are often not obvious until months after when it is too late to obtain compensation.
So, call our offices right away at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, you can contact us 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message.