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Phelan, CA (September 17, 2019) – At around 7:37 p.m. on Monday night, September 16th, police responded to a collision between a vehicle and a female pedestrian. The accident, which resulted in serious injuries, took place on Sheep Creek Road.
According to authorities, a woman was hit by a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta just south of Duncan Road. First responders at the scene rendered aid to the victim as they rushed her to Desert Valley Hospital. The victim suffered severe injuries due to the impact of the collision.
The driver of the Jetta remained at the scene was reported to have fully cooperated with officials. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for her full recovery.
On average, a pedestrian is reported to be struck and killed by a motor vehicle approximately every two hours. Pedestrian accidents in California have been reported to make up 11% of all motor vehicle accident deaths in the state. These detrimental statistics are often due to the absolute vulnerability of the victim at the time of a collision, which leaves pedestrians are at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries.
Deadly accidents can occur at any time, resulting in not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but the burden of extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is important for bereaved family members to understand that they have substantial rights at this time.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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