Riverside, CA – Child Pedestrian Struck by Car on Devener St

Riverside, CA (March 12, 2020) – A child pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Wednesday evening, March 11th, in Riverside, according to police officials. The incident happened on Devener Street at around 7:00 p.m.

Authorities with the California Highway Patrol stated that a juvenile was hit by an unspecified vehicle in the vicinity of 422 Devener Street, near Villa Street. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene where paramedics assisted the victim.

The victim’s injuries have been reported as non-life threatening at this time. No details concerning the driver of the vehicle involved were reported as the investigation into this incident is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

Figures provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety showed that fatal pedestrian accidents in California increased by at least 32.8 percent between 2012 and 2016. Auto-pedestrian crashes are so often severe due to the defenselessness of victim combined with the inattentive actions of seriously negligent motorists. It is vital for victims and bereaved loved to safeguard their rights in order to hold the responsible party liable for their actions.

At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers responsible 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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