- April 19, 2023
- Barnes Admin
One Teenage Dead and Three Others Injured After Car Crashes Onto Sidewalk
Thousand Oaks, CA – On Tuesday, April 18, 2023, a 15-year-old boy lost his life, and three other teenagers were injured when a car hit the group of teenagers on the sidewalk. The accident occurred around 3:40 p.m. near the intersection of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Lakeview Canyon Road.
According to reports, the driver, who was allegedly involved in a stabbing incident prior to hitting the teenagers, crashed his vehicle into the victims on the sidewalk near Westlake High School. Although the exact details of the crash are still unclear, officials have confirmed that a 15-year-old boy did not survive the collision, while a 16-year-old girl, a 14-year-old girl, and another 15-year-old boy were taken to the hospital in various conditions.
Each year in the United States, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents. In this horrible accident, the injured pedestrians and their families should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Driver accident history
- Police accident report
- Vehicle accident history
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Any video evidence of the crash
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Inspection of the road conditions
- Vehicle blind spots
- Driving records
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. While handling several of these cases, attorneys at The Barnes Firm have found common causes of pedestrian accidents usually include one or more of the following:
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.