Newhall, CA- Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Orchard Village Rd.

Santa Clarita – Newhall, CA (March 28, 2024) – Pedestrian accidentPolice and rescue officials responded to the scene of a crash involving a pedestrian in Newhall. The accident happened around 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28th at the intersection of Orchard Village Road and 16th Street.

According to Craig Little of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the pedestrian was hit by an undescribed vehicle in the intersection. The pedestrian, who was not immediately identified, suffered injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. The condition of the victim is unknown at this time and there is no information on the events leading up to the accident. No other injuries were reported. Police are still investigating the crash at this time. There is no further information available.

We want to offer our thoughts and well wishes to the injured victim following this pedestrian crash in Newhall. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

California is a dangerous place for pedestrians. According to statistics, the pedestrian death rate across our state in 2022 was 1.29 per 100,000 people. For comparison, the national rate of pedestrian deaths is 1.04 per 100,000. With a substantially higher death rate along with thousands of reported injuries each year, the risks to pedestrians are quite apparent. Given the circumstances surrounding most pedestrian crashes, victims are likely to suffer serious injuries or death when they are struck by a vehicle on California’s roadways.

The cause of every pedestrian crash must be carefully investigated by authorities. Determining how the accident took place is important when deciding who should be held legally responsible for a crash. The facts of many pedestrian accidents are often disputed. If you or a loved one have been impacted, it is important to seek legal help as soon as possible.

Here at The Mason Law Firm, we represent clients who have been injured in traffic accidents. Our firm focuses its practice on injury cases so that we are better able to assist you. You could have a limited time to act so you should contact us early in the process in order to protect your rights.

Here at The Mason Law Firm, our team of dedicated and experienced personal injury attorneys are here to help during your time of need. We know that a crash can have a significant impact on the lives of both victims and their loved ones. Our team stands ready to assist you. To schedule your free consultation with a Newhall pedestrian accident lawyer, please give us a call at 661-270-5677.

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