A 7-year-old girl was hurt in a serious car accident that occurred on July 1‚ 2011‚ around 9 p.m. at the Vista intersection of Waxwing Drive and North Avenue‚ near North Melrose Drive. According to Sheriff’s Deputy Kenneth Werner‚ the girl was struck by a white Ford Expedition driven by an 18-year-old woman.
The injured girl was immediately airlifted to Rady Children’s Hospital to receive medical treatment for the injuries suffered. From the available information‚ it is unclear what made the teen driver hit the young girl. Usually when vehicles are involved in pedestrian accidents‚ one suspects speeding or negligence to be a contributing factor. In this case‚ the investigating officers will need to determine whether the SUV driver was speeding‚ driving recklessly‚ driving under the influence of drugs‚ or did violated a traffic regulation.
If it is found that the teenage driver was at fault‚ then she might be held liable for the injuries suffered by the victim. The injured child’s parents should immediately seek counsel from an experienced Vista accident lawyer to learn about their legal rights and options.
An experienced North County car crash lawyer would assure that the family gets timely compensation to cover treatment‚ medical and hospital costs‚ and that the at-fault party is brought to justice.
Our personal injury law office sincerely hopes and prays that the injuries suffered by the child heal soon.
Ross Jurewitz represents pedestrians killed or injured in crosswalk accidents and is the managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group | Injury & Accident Lawyers‚ a California personal injury law firm dedicated to representing families of children injured or killed in SUV crashes. If you or a loved one has been killed or injured in a car collision in Vista‚ please contact our personal injury office at 888-233-5020.
Ross Jurewitz is the founder and managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a San Diego personal injury attorney law firm. These San Diego injury accident lawyers specialize in helping people seriously injured in a variety of accidents throughout San Diego County and California.
Connect with Ross Jurewitz on Google+
Awards & Memberships
Ross Jurewitz and his team won’t let you be duped or intimidated by multi-million dollar insurance companies that have no interest in your well-being. Unlike other firms, we’re not looking for a quick low-ball settlement so we can move on to the next case. Our goal is to get you the compensation you deserve, and nothing less. We’ve stepped into the ring with insurance companies and their high-priced lawyers before.
We’ve seen it all. We have access to expert witnesses in all fields who will be glad to testify on your behalf. We have a network of medical providers and caregivers who can treat you right now at no upfront cost, while we take care of your claim.
Whether you were bitten by a dog, involved in a multi-car accident on the 15, tripped on one of San Diego’s cracked sidewalks, hit by a driver performing a left turn while on your motorcycle, or lost a loved one in a terrible accident, we’re here to help you recover. When our team takes your case, you pay no fees. We only get paid if we win your claim.