3 Pedestrians Injured in Crash Following Festival of Lights
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Three pedestrians were injured Friday night after the downtown Riverside Festival of Lights. A 59-year-old woman, 61-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman were walking from the festival to their vehicle around 6:53 p.m. when they were struck by a vehicle. The collision happened at the intersection of Lime Street and Fifth Street.

The three injured pedestrians were taken to the hospital for moderate injuries, which included broken bones and a head injury.

The driver stopped and stayed on scene to cooperate with the investigation. The intersection where the crash occurred does not have a crosswalk or any traffic signs. Police continue to investigate the accident.

“Safety might not be the first thing on your mind when walking to your vehicle from an event, but it’s important to stay alert and continue to practice safe pedestrian habits to avoid injury. Likewise, drivers leaving a crowded parking lot following a busy event need to be aware of those walking to their destinations and be able to quickly stop if someone steps out in front of them,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

 

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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