Parkway, CA (April 4, 2024) – According to dispatcher radio transmissions, a motorist struck a woman in a wheelchair near East Parkway and Florin Road in Parkway on Thursday afternoon.

The 60-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle as she crossed the crosswalk. The crash was reported to EMS around 12:15 p.m. The woman complained of leg pain and was brought to the hospital for her injuries, but her current condition remains unknown. The cause of the crash and events leading up to the collision are also unclear, but an investigation is ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured woman and her family. We hope for her complete recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

More individuals in California are choosing to walk rather than drive, leading to a rise in pedestrian accidents and deaths. This trend may be attributed to various factors, including rising costs, environmental worries, and other factors. In addition, the California Office of Traffic Safety reports that there is a yearly increase in the number of pedestrians who are killed or injured while strolling our state’s streets.

In California, distracted driving has become a national pandemic; still, other factors also contribute to pedestrian collisions. Our team at the Law Offices of J.G. Winter has a wealth of experience with complex personal injury and wrongful death cases that result from collisions involving pedestrians. Get in touch with the Law Offices of J.G. Winter to get further information on the possible damages available to you after a pedestrian accident has upended your life. Call our Sacramento pedestrian accident attorneys at 844-705-0431 to arrange a free consultation.

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