A Whittier pedestrian was hit while attempting to cross a street Friday morning. The woman suffered injuries as a result of the pedestrian accident, which ended fatal as she died later in the day. The pedestrian accident occurred at around 6:30 on Beaty Avenue, where the woman is reported to have been hit by a pickup truck. The driver that struck the unnamed Whittier pedestrian did not suffer injuries in the pedestrian accident.
Investigation of this case is ongoing, but the case could have legal ramifications if the accident is determined to have been caused by negligent driving. As a pedestrian, the law applies equally from both sides of the spectrum – pedestrians must follow the law but they are protected by it as well. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident while using a crosswalk or other legal method, it is important that you consult with a pedestrian accident lawyer. To receive the professional legal advice, contact a pedestrian accident lawyer at our offices for a quick consultation, free of charge.