Vehicle Hits & Injures 2 Schoolgirls in Redlands

Pedestrian Accident at Citrus Avenue and Church Street

A vehicle hit and injured two 11th graders from Redlands High School on Wednesday morning.

CHP reported that the accident occurred at 7:30 a.m. on Citrus Avenue at Church Street. 

A Toyota pickup was allegedly making a left-turn when the driver struck the girls within the crosswalk. 

Due to the impact, the girls sustained moderate injuries and were taken to a local hospital.

Neither drugs or alcohol was considered to play a role in the incident.

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.

Tips for pedestrians: 

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone) 
  • Obey traffic laws & signals
  • Always use crosswalk

If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation and in the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits. 

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.

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