[05-07-2024] Placer County, CA – Pedestrian Sustained Major Injuries After Being Struck By Vehicle in Roseville

Published May 8, 2024

[05-07-2024] Pedestrian Sustained Major Injuries After Being Struck By Vehicle in RosevilleA pedestrian sustained major injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Roseville on Tuesday evening, May 7, 2024. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision occurred on southbound Highway 65, near the left shoulder of eastbound I-80. 

Authorities stated that the pedestrian ran from the right shoulder of the southbound Highway 65 heading to the left shoulder of I-80 when they were hit by a car. The victim suffered from major injuries due to the collision. 

Police said that the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. It is unclear whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision. 

No further information was disclosed, and the investigators are gathering all the necessary information to determine the cause of the accident. 

Don’t Know What To Do After An Accident?

Your safety and rights depend on what you do next after an accident. Remember the following steps if you find yourself in one:

  • Check yourself for any injuries.
  • Stay on the scene, call 9-1-1, and wait for emergency responders.
  • Move your vehicle to the road shoulder if safe; turn on hazard lights.
  • Fully cooperate with law enforcement and stay until cleared to leave.
  • Document the scene and injuries with photos and videos.
  • Seek immediate medical attention.
  • Contact your insurance company and find a personal injury lawyer for legal advice.

What A Lawyer Can Do For You

Many victims put off calling a lawyer even if they sustain injuries after an accident. However, lawyers can help you in many ways. They can provide you with police reports, CCTV footage, and witness statements to strengthen your case. Your attorney will also negotiate with insurance companies to get you fair compensation. The best part is that they will do all of these things for you at no upfront cost. So if you’re injured in an accident, hire a personal injury attorney to recover medical bills, car repair costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.