Thousands of pedestrians die each year in traffic-related accidents. Over 4,900 people died in pedestrian accidents during 2015, a 9.5 percent increase from the previous year. Roughly 23 percent of all traffic fatalities in California during 2015 were pedestrians (742 deaths). Our state had the highest number of pedestrian deaths that year. If you are injured in a pedestrian accident, you deserve to receive compensation for your injuries. If a driver kills a family member, your family may be entitled to compensation under California’s wrongful death laws. Call 1-800-954-4444 for a free consultation with a Fresno accident lawyer.
Pedestrian Accident – If A Pedestrian Walked Out In Front Of A Car, Is The Driver Still Responsible?
A pedestrian was critically injured in Fresno, CA near Olive Avenue and First Street in a pedestrian accident when he apparently walked out in front of a car driven by a 64-year old woman. According to reports, the driver of the vehicle and witnesses at the scene of the accident said the pedestrian attempted to