San Francisco, California – Two Pedestrians Injured after Deadly Collision near Octavia and Haight Streets
San Francisco, California (June 26, 2018) – Local news sources reported that two people sustained serious injuries as the result of a deadly pedestrian accident near Octavia and Haight Streets, in the vicinity of the Hayes Valley neighborhood area. The incident occurred a little before 3:30 AM on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Authorities have not revealed specific information concerning the identities of the two male pedestrians.
Police reports indicated two men, ages 34 and 28, were crossing the intersection of Octavia and Haight Streets at the same time a BMW was traveling south down Octavia. Without warning, the vehicle struck the male pedestrians, resulting in the brutal accident. First responders transported the men to a nearby hospital, where they received treatment for traumatic injuries. As of Monday, their conditions have not been disclosed.
Law enforcement officials did not reveal if the driver of the BMW had remained at the scene to comply with the investigation. At present, authorities are still looking into the events that led up to the accident. As more evidence arises, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and kindest thoughts to the injured pedestrians and wish them fast and efficient recoveries during this difficult time of healing.
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California Law dictates that pedestrians should always be given the right of way. It is the responsibility of drivers to be mindful of pedestrians and decrease the speed of a vehicle when approaching a crossing zone, both marked and unmarked. As per the report, authorities are investigating if drug abuse, drunk driving, recklessness, or negligence contributed to the accident in any way.
If the driver is ultimately charged with causing the accident, the injured victims will have the legal right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills and painful 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 as the 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.