Injuries Reported in Salinas Pedestrian Accident near W Market and Clark Street
SALINAS, CA (November 3, 2021) – Monday morning, a 50-year-old woman suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash near W Market and Clark Street.
According to reports, the woman stepped into traffic without letting cars time to yield. A car managed to swerve and avoid the pedestrian. However, the other car driving 40 miles per hour ended up striking her.
The police confirmed that the 61-year-old driver didn’t show signs of impairment and has been cooperative at the scene.
Meanwhile, responders took the woman to a local hospital, and is expected to survive.
Salinas police advised, “The roadways are wet, and more rain is expected during the week. Slow down and concentrate on what you are doing as a pedestrian or driver. Traffic safety is a shared responsibility.”
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
Moving Forward in a Salinas Pedestrian Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a pedestrian accident.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Salinas accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you have been involved in a dangerous pedestrian accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.