Injuries Sustained in Pedestrian Crash on Demaree Street and Noble Avenue
Minor injuries were suffered in a pedestrian accident on Tuesday evening, May 10th.
The incident occurred in Visalia around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Demaree Street and Noble Avenue.
The involved driver reportedly failed to stop for the red light and struck two pedestrians.
Emergency personnel transported the victims to the hospital for treatment.
Police also shut down the intersection for a period of time as crews worked at the scene.
No details have been provided on the involved driver.
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.
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.