17-year-old Injured in Pedestrian Crash near Ventura Park Road in Thousand Oaks
Thousand Oaks, California (June 23, 2018) – A pedestrian crash on Thursday severely injured a 17-year-old girl according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident was reported shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday evening and occurred on Highway 101 in Thousand Oaks near Ventura Park Road.
The California Highway Patrol has stated that the accident occurred after the 17-year-old girl, identified only as an Agoura native, had been traveling northbound on the 101. she collided with a center divider for unknown reasons and her vehicle became disabled.
She then proceeded to exit her vehicle and was subsequently hits by an oncoming car. The other vehicle has not been identified and initial reports indicate that the driver did not remain at the scene of the accident. An investigation is ongoing to locate the vehicle involved in this hit-and-run.
Upon arriving at the scene, first responders directed traffic away from the area and traffic slowed as a result. Paramedics administered care to the victim, but the severity of the injuries necessitated further treatment. she was transported to Los Robles Regional Medical Center to receive care. Authorities have detailed her injuries as major and potentially life-threatening.
At the time of posting the California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and urges anyone with information to contact the local authorities. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim of this accident.
Pedestrian Accident Injury Attorney
Pedestrian accidents are often among the most devastating for all those involved. Investigators will be looking at right-of-way laws, as well as speeding, intoxication, and various forms of distracted driving in order to determine who may have been at fault for this accident.
In many instances, victims will seek to obtain compensation from any driver who may have been determined to be operating their vehicle negligently at the time of a crash. Hospital costs, future medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses often contribute to the decision to seek compensation. Albeit, it is always the choice of the injured party to recover compensation for their injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.