On Tuesday, December 22nd, a vehicle reportedly struck a pedestrian in Stevenson Ranch. Los Angeles County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol were the first responders at the scene. The incident happened at about 5:20 p.m. on Old Road, near McBean Parkway. One person was injured from the crash and was transported to the nearest hospital. The identity of the victim has not yet been disclosed by the authorities. Several lanes of Old Road were closed while authorities were investigating the scene of the accident.
If A Pedestrian Was Injured in a Crash, Who Is Responsible for Their Medical Treatment?
Generally, if a pedestrian was injured in a crash, the person who will be held responsible for the medical treatment is the at-fault driver. Unfortunately, it is rare for the person at-fault to come forward and do this on their own. Inevitably, you, as the victim would need to start a legal process to ensure that your rights are not being trampled on. If you’d like the assistance of a legal counsel to know what legal actions you can take as a pedestrian injured in a crash, call us today at (800) 310-1606 for a free consultation.
Source: Hometown Station