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Skateboarder Killed In Riverside Car Accident on Arlington Avenue

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Skateboarder Died In Riverside Collision By Arlington Avenue near Jones Avenue

Skateboarder Killed In Riverside Car Accident on Arlington Avenue

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA (February 20, 2023) – A 51-year-old skateboarder has tragically died in a Riverside car accident along Arlington Avenue not fr from Jones Avenue.

Riverside County officials are saying that the collision took place around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. A skateboarder was heading down the road when he was hit by a Chevrolet Cruz.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. The skateboarder was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.

Despite life-saving measures, the victim died due to the severe nature of his injuries. A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Riverside Pedestrian Accidents

Drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. Pursuant to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.” There are a number of common causes of pedestrian accidents.

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Inclement weather
  • Poor road conditions

The vast majority of pedestrian collisions are totally preventable. Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a civil claim. The family of any person that died in a a collision may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.

Investigating A Riverside Pedestrian Accident

We at TorkLaw extend our deepest condolences to the family of the man that die din this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. It is our sincere hope that steps are taken to make this road safer.

Do you need more information about a Riverside car accident? Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support after a collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 441-4991.

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