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Crescent City, Del Norte County, CA – Pedestrian Injured after Accident on Northcrest Drive near Madison Avenue

Crescent City, Del Norte County, CA (July 24, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a pedestrian was injured as the result of an accident that took place in the 1700 block of Northcrest Drive in the vicinity of Madison Avenue. The incident occurred at a little before 3:30 PM in the afternoon on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. At this time, no details concerning the identities of the people involved in the crash at this time.

According to initial CHP reports, an unidentified pedestrian had been walking along Northcrest Drive when, for indeterminate reasons, an oncoming vehicle slammed into this individual. Afterward, rescue teams were dispatched to the crash site and rendered aid to the pedestrian, who possibly sustained injuries after the impact. The current physical condition of this person has not been disclosed.

Officials have not revealed if the driver remained at the crash site and spoke with authorities, as obliged by law.

As a result of the accident, law enforcement officials closed down southbound Northcrest. At this time, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.

We extend our most heartfelt prayers and most loving thoughts to the victim and wish this individual peace of mind and security during this difficult time.

Pedestrian Accident in Crescent City

By California law, drivers are obliged to decrease the speed of their vehicles and give the right of way to pedestrians inside and outside designated crosswalks. Based on the circumstances of the accident on Northcrest Drive, authorities have not revealed if the pedestrian in question had been walking in a marked or unmarked crossing zone.

As part of the ongoing investigation, officials will consider if DUI, negligence, distraction, or recklessness contributed to the events leading up to the crash in any way.

Depending on the final results of the case, the pedestrian may have the choice to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. By seeking legal assistance, the victim can receive compensation for multiple inconveniences ranging from painful injuries to medical bills.

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) 478-6483 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 to all those involved in the accident.


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