Pedestrian Hospitalized after Crash on Cabrillo Avenue near Calabazas Boulevard
SANTA CLARA, CA (February 8, 2020) – An elderly woman suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on Cabrillo Avenue, Saturday afternoon.
According to the Santa Clara Police Department, the incident happened near Calabazas Boulevard, at about 4:40 PM. The pedestrian attempted to cross Cabrillo Avenue when a westbound Toyota sedan hit her.
Emergency responders rushed the victim to a nearby hospital with significant but non-life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile, the Toyota driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Police officers ruled out impairment as a factor in the crash. In addition, investigators believe that the driver was blinded by the sun going down. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
It is important to always stay alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Always keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. As a pedestrian, cross streets at crosswalks or intersections, where drivers expect people crossing.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash, be sure to reach out to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James. With over 20 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Our team works hard to help victims seek the compensation they deserve. Call our offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. Also, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. If you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.
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