A pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in San Jose, CA on April 20, 2023. According to a report from NBC News, the victim was hit by a car while crossing the intersection. The extent of the victim’s injuries is not known at this time.
This unfortunate incident highlights the dangers that pedestrians face while crossing busy streets. Even if they are crossing at a designated intersection, they can still be at risk of being hit by a car if a driver is not paying attention or fails to yield to pedestrians.
As a law firm that cares about the safety of our community, the Avian Law Group encourages all drivers to be mindful of pedestrians and to take extra precautions when driving through intersections. This includes slowing down when approaching intersections, looking out for pedestrians, and yielding to them when necessary.
Pedestrians also have a responsibility to ensure their own safety. This includes using crosswalks or pedestrian bridges when available, obeying traffic signals, and avoiding distractions like texting or listening to music while crossing the street.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, the Avian Law Group is here to help. Our experienced personal injury attorneys can provide you with the legal guidance and support you need to pursue a successful claim. We offer a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your case and determine the best course of action. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.