Pedestrian Crash at Spencer Avenue and Oro Dam Boulevard East
A vehicle struck an unidentified pedestrian in Oroville on Thursday morning, January 27th.
The incident occurred at the intersection of Spencer Avenue and Oro Dam Boulevard East around 6:30 a.m.
It is unclear at this time what caused the driver to hit the pedestrian.
The victim was transported to the Enloe Medical Center for treatment and their current condition is unknown.
Additionally, the involved driver stopped at the scene and was fully cooperative with authorities.
The crash remains under investigation.
According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.
In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.