Sonora, California (June 28, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a pedestrian sustained injuries from a traffic accident that took place at the intersection of Snell and Elkin Streets, near the Red Church at North Washington Street/Highway 49. The incident occurred at roughly 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the pedestrian or the driver of the vehicle at this time, given the nature of the case.
Police reports confirmed an unidentified vehicle had struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Snell and Elkin, near the Red Church. Paramedic teams provided medical attention to the victim, who was mildly injured after the accident. Authorities did not specify if this individual was treated at the crash site or was transported to a hospital.
Meanwhile, authorities did not speculate if the driver cooperated with the investigation or had fled the scene of the crash. As of now, the investigation is ongoing. 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 injured pedestrian and wish them a fast and efficient recovery.
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At present, authorities are working hard to determine what events led up to the crash. Officials will consider whether drunk driving, drug abuse, distracted driving, negligence, or reckless behavior contributed to the accident in any way. As stated before, the police have not revealed if the accident should be labeled as a hit-and-run.
California law dictates that drivers should give the right of way to pedestrians in a marked or an unmarked crossing zone.
Based on the results of the case, the pedestrian will have the legal right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, this individual can receive much-needed 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.