On Thursday, September 22nd, an automobile accident was reported to have taken place on 405 Freeway. California Highway Patrol was the first responder at the scene. They received information that at around 3:30 a.m., a 2004 Toyota struck a 19-year-old woman near Normandie Avenue. The woman was riding as a passenger in a 2005 Toyota car when her car broke down.
Afterward, she and the driver left the vehicle. However, the woman, who was later identified as Cielo Romero Rojas, left her belongings in the car and returned to retrieve it. However, a 2004 Toyota struck her while she and the driver were standing near the broken-down car. She died instantly from her severe injuries. The 2004 Toyota car was driven by a 24-year-old woman who also suffered moderate injuries. This woman is currently being treated in the hospital for her injuries.
What Can You Do if A Pedestrian Caused Your Car Accident?
Pedestrians can be the party that caused a car accident to take place, and it usually happens when they do not follow the applicable traffic laws. When this happens, and your vehicle was damaged – or worse, you were injured in the incident – you can choose to take legal action against them. Find a legal representative with experience filing personal injury claims. You can choose to contact one of our team members with this expertise by calling us at (877) 871-3256.