Accident in Lompoc Critically Injures Pedestrian
A pedestrian was critically injured in Lompoc, California on the morning of June, 10. The accident occurred near Ocean Avenue and L Street around 11 a.m.
According to initial reports, the pedestrian was hit at the intersection though it remains unclear if the individual had been attempting to cross the roads or had been in the crosswalks at the time of the accident.
The Lompoc Fire Department and paramedics arrived at the scene shortly after it occurred and discovered the pedestrian unresponsive in the roadway. They removed the victim from the flow of traffic. The victim was initially transported to the Lompoc Airport before being airlifted to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital to receive treatment for injuries sustained during the accident. The specifics of the injuries has not been released to the public at the time of this posting, but officials have confirmed that the individual remains in critical conditions.
An investigation into the nature and cause of the accident is ongoing, and the name of the victim has not been released.
While the specifics surrounding this case are still under investigation by law enforcement, we wish a quick and full recovery to the victim injured in this tragic accident. Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable often suffer the most significant injuries in accidents that leave cause no injuries in those protected by a vehicle. A variety of factors, from poor lighting to distracted driving, can cause pedestrian accidents and forever change the lives of those involved. Though pedestrians typically have the right-of-way, we urge everyone to exercise caution and remain aware of their surroundings at all times.
For those pedestrian’s injured as a result of another individual’s negligent or careless driving, you have a legal right to seek compensation for your medical costs, hospital bills, lost wages, and the pain and suffering caused by your injuries. We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured in a pedestrian accident or as a result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.