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Newport Beach: One Injured in Pedestrian Accident

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Shortly before 8:50 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, one person was injured in a pedestrian accident in Newport Beach, reported the Orange County Register. A vehicle struck the pedestrian near the intersection of 30th Street and Newport Boulevard. Emergency responders transported the victim to an area hospital. Authorities are investigating the accident.

Throughout California, the incidence of pedestrian fatalities increased 3.9 percent, from 601 in 2010 to 625 in 2011, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety’s most current records. In Newport Beach, traffic collisions claimed the lives of or caused injury to 36 pedestrians in 2010.

Under state law, those who have suffered injury in a traffic accident may file civil claims against the negligent party in order to be compensated for recovery-related expenses, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. For more information, please call 866-981-5596.

Everyone at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the pedestrian who was injured in the accident.

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