California Vehicle Code Section 21950 requires drivers to be cautious when approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk. Drivers must do whatever is necessary to safeguard pedestrian safety. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian incident, contact Victory Law Group, LLP today at (213) 422-5061. We are a contingency based law firm so no payment is due up front. No fees are due until we get you an optimal outcome.
Statistics on Pedestrian Accidents in California
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) states that in 2013 there were 701 pedestrian fatalities and 700 pedestrian fatalities in 2014. The California Highway Patrol estimates that there are two pedestrian fatalities and 33 pedestrian injuries every day.