Humboldt County, California (July 2, 2018) – Local police reported that a woman was injured after a pedestrian accident that took place on Highway 36 in Humboldt County, in the vicinity of Dinsmore. The incident occurred at approximately 7:35 PM in the early evening on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the female pedestrian or the motorist involved in the accident at this time.
As per the police reports, the woman was struck by an unidentified vehicle for indeterminate reasons on Highway 36 near Dinsmore. After the crash, the California Highway Patrol and Southern Trinity Rescue dispatched crews to the crash site. Medical personnel transported the woman via air ambulance to a nearby hospital, where was treated for injuries, the extent of which is unknown.
Authorities have not revealed if the motorist sustained injuries in the crash.
As of now, CHP is supervising the investigation. As more evidence begins to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the pedestrian and wish her a swift and efficient recovery.
By law, drivers are instructed to decrease speed to give right of way to pedestrians in marked and unmarked crossing zones. Given the circumstances, the driver could potentially be held responsible for causing the accident.
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the motorcycle and truck 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. Law enforcement will also determine if the victim had been walking in a marked or unmarked crossing zone.
Depending on the final results of the investigation, the families of the deceased will have the right to file wrongful death lawsuits against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive much-needed compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, tragic loss, or 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.