At about 4:35 p.m. on Saturday, June 23rd, a motorcyclist struck and injured a pedestrian in Fallbrook. While riding eastbound on East Mission Road, the 34-year-old man collided with a 48-year-old man who was walking near Stagecoach Lane. Paramedics transported both men to hospitals to receive treatment for major trauma. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
“When a collision results in harm to those involved, the negligent party may be held liable for the victims’ injury related expenses,” explained California personal injury lawyer James Ballidis.
Traffic accidents claimed the lives of 4,092 pedestrians and injured another 59,000 in 2009, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. On average, one pedestrian was killed every two hours and injured every nine minutes, with 72 percent of the fatalities occurring in urban areas, 76 percent at non-intersection locations, and 70 percent at nighttime.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the motorcyclist and pedestrian who were injured in the crash last Saturday.
U-T San Diego originally reported this Fallbrook collision.
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