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Merced, CA – Woman Injured after Pedestrian Accident on West 11th Street near R Street

Merced, CA (August 22, 2018) – A local news source reported that a woman sustained injuries as the result of a collision with a vehicle that took place along West 11th Street, in the vicinity of R Street. The incident transpired at approximately 11:45 AM on Monday, August 20, 2018. At this time, no detailed information about the female pedestrian and the motorist involved in the crash has been revealed.

Based on the report, the unidentified woman was traveling along West 11th Street. Simultaneously, a sedan had paused at a stop sign on the westbound section of West 11th and R Street. At some point, the car began to drive to R Street when, for indeterminate reasons, the woman moved into the direct path of the vehicle and was struck.

Pedestrian Accident in Merced

Sometime later, paramedics transported the victim to a nearby hospital to receive treatment. Medical personnel did not specify the extent of the patient’s injuries or disclosed the woman’s current physical condition.

Officials did not reveal if the motorist remained at the scene.

Presently, 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 our most loving thoughts to the pedestrian and wish her a swift and efficient recovery from her injuries.

Pedestrian Accident in Merced

By law, motorists must decrease the speed of their vehicles and provide the right of way to pedestrians along all areas of a roadway. Given the circumstances, officers have not revealed if the victim had been walking in a marked or unmarked crossing zone at the time of the accident.

As the investigation continues, forensic teams will inspect the vehicle and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the accident in any way. Likewise, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the accident.

Depending on the results of the crash, the injured pedestrian may have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit and, ultimately, receive compensation for multiple inconveniences including painful injuries and 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) 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.


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