Jurupa Valley, CA – Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle at CA-60 & Pedley Rd

February 21, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

Jurupa Valley, CA (February 20, 2023) – There were injuries reported after a pedestrian accident in Jurupa Valley on Sunday night, February 19. 

At around 6:42 p.m., emergency responders were called to the scene on CA-60 near Pedley Road. A pedestrian was traveling along the roadway when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. Authorities reported that the driver may have been traveling in the wrong direction. 

The injured party was hospitalized for treatment, and the roadway was temporarily closed. 

No further updates have been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

Pedestrian Accidents in California

Jurupa Valley, CA - Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle at CA-60 & Pedley RdData indicate that when compared to other states, California is extremely hazardous for pedestrians. According to the most recent official statistics on pedestrian safety, Los Angeles County is the most deadly county in the nation for pedestrians, with nearly twice as many pedestrian fatalities as the next highest county. Pedestrian fatality rates have been on the rise throughout the country, and traveling on foot can mean you are at greater risk of suffering serious injuries. 

Some of the deadliest pedestrian accidents in the nation happen right here in California. Driver negligence, like distracted driving, intoxicated driving, and other types of reckless driving, is to blame for a large proportion of pedestrian crashes. It can be challenging to think clearly after being hit by a car, but everything you say and do at the scene will have an impact on your personal injury claim. Pedestrian accidents can result in severe injuries that are costly to treat in terms of medical expenses and missed wages. The insurance company or defendant may attempt to intimidate you into providing a recorded statement that can be used to dispute liability or your damages in an effort to limit their exposure.

Californians are able to rely on Wilshire Law Firm to provide trustworthy and skilled legal assistance following a serious traffic accident. Because of the diligent work of our attorneys, our clients are able to receive the entire amount of the compensation to which they are lawfully entitled. Receiving compensation can be difficult for people without the necessary experience because personal injury law deals with a wide range of situations. You want to choose a Jurupa Valley pedestrian accident lawyer to support you while you pursue a personal injury claim. If you have been wrongfully injured in a collision and need someone on your side, insurance companies will go to tremendous measures to reduce your compensation and deny you what you genuinely deserve. Call our offices at 800-358-1884 to set up a consultation with a qualified lawyer to go through your case.