Barbara Bailey Hospitalized, Elizabeth Riley Unharmed in Pedestrian Accident in Weaverville
WEAVERVILLE, CA (June 15, 2021) — Barbara Bailey was injured in a pedestrian accident on Highway 299 at Highway 3 Wednesday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. For unknown reasons, 69-year-old Elizabeth Riley failed to see 82-year-old Bailey crossing while making a turn onto eastbound Highway 299.
As a result, Riley struck Bailey in a marked crosswalk. Bailey, of Weaverville, suffered major injuries and received hospital care shortly after at Mercy Medical Center in Redding.
As of now, police have ruled out DUI as a possible explanation of the accident. However, if anyone has additional insight into this case, please contact the CHP.
Being aware of your surroundings makes a difference to road safety. When driving, scan the intersection for any pedestrians. Doing this allows you to prepare to yield or stop before any person or object in front of you.
For a personal injury lawyer who knows the legal system, turn to The Law Offices of Daniel Kim. Daniel will work with you one-on-one to understand your case and needs. We know the devastating consequences that result from a reckless pedestrian accident. However, we won’t allow you to settle. To know more about the next steps in your personal injury or wrongful death case, call (800) 895-7199. If you need a copy of the police report, we can also provide that for you.