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Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck in Crosswalk

Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck in Crosswalk

Berkeley, CA – A woman was struck while in a crosswalk on Monday, July 25, 2022. The accident happened at the intersection of Telegraph Avenue and Derby Street around 4:50 a.m. 

The pedestrian was taken to Highland Hospital with major injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation.  

Pedestrian Accidents 

Last year, over 70,000 pedestrians were injured in traffic crashes in the United States. Anyone hit by a vehicle should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:  

  • Police accident report 
  • Timing of traffic signals  
  • Evaluation if crosswalks are located and striped per code   
  • Inspection of the intersection   
  • Accident history at intersection  
  • Timing of traffic signals 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Inspection of road conditions  
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol  
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver 
  • Video from office building, pharmacy, or restaurant on the corner 

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys 

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm, has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents and have found some common causes include:  

  • Distracted Driving   
  • Failure to yield right of way   
  • Speeding  
  • Aggressive driving   
  • Inexperienced driving   
  • Fatigue   
  • Alcohol or drug involvement   
  • Backing up unsafely 

Our trusted and experienced pedestrian accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. 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.   


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