When are drivers legally liable for hitting pedestrians?
Liability for such accidents depends on several factors, such as where the accident occurred and in what manner. For instance, a driver who does not yield to a pedestrian who is correctly using a crosswalk or signal will be held accountable for any injury sustained by that pedestrian. On the other hand, if a driver has a green signal and proceeds straight ahead through the intersection, they have the right of way and will only be held accountable for an accident under unusual circumstances. These technicalities can make it difficult to discover the responsible party, a task which is often made easier with the assistance of legal counsel.
If you are a pedestrian who has been injured by a reckless driver, do not hesitate to speak with the Stevens Point car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. Contact us by calling 800-242-2874 today.