Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Pedestrian Accident at Commonwealth and Pomona Avenues
Fullerton, California (March 24, 2020) – A man was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle Monday night at an intersection in Fullerton, according to authorities.
The pedestrian accident happened at around 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 23 at the intersection of Commonwealth and Pomona avenues.
Authorities said the man was crossing at the intersection outside of a designated crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle.
The man sustained major injuries and was transported to UCI Medical Center in Orange in critical condition. His name was not immediately disclosed.
The driver of the car stopped at the scene and was cooperative, police said. Alcohol or drugs were not considered a factor in the accident.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
A person on foot is no match for a vehicle. Pedestrians have virtually no protection when they are hit by cars, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles. Sadly, this often leads to catastrophic injuries and/or death. “Due to the incredibly serious nature of these types of injuries, pedestrian accident cases often require special care in order to help ensure victims receive the full compensation they need for extensive medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, in-home care, lost past and future earnings, and numerous other economic and non-economic damages”, Said Arin Khodaverdian, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney.
Arin noted that pedestrians, in most instances, have the right-of-way when crossing a street or an intersection. According to Arin, to properly investigate a pedestrian crash and prove negligence, enough resources are required. “A skilled attorney has the resources and will help investigate the accident to determine the party at fault,” Arin said