Spring Valley, CA – Pedestrian Injured during Collision on Sweetwater Road and Troy Street
Spring Valley, CA (July 16, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a collision involving a pedestrian took place in the vicinity of Sweetwater Road and Troy Street in the Spring Valley area. The incident occurred a little after 10:00 PM at night on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash at this time.
Based on the CHP report, a pedestrian was walking near Sweetwater and Troy when, for indeterminate reasons, a vehicle plowed into them. As of now, medical personnel and first responders have not disclosed the pedestrian’s current condition. Afterward, as authorities confirmed, the motorist did not drive away from the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the vehicle for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash.
Also, by law, drivers are expected to decrease speed and give the right of way to pedestrians in marked and unmarked crossing zones. Based on the case, officials have still not confirmed if the unidentified pedestrian had been walking in a marked or unmarked zone down Sweetwater and Troy.
In the case of a traffic accident caused by negligence or distracted driving, the non-guilty injured victims will have the legal rights to file 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.
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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.