Pedestrian Accidents in Huntington Beach on the Rise

With the influx of tourists during the summer months, pedestrian accidents in Huntington Beach are on the rise.  The majority of those in and around Huntington Beach restaurants, beaches, shopping and retail areas are tourists or visitors to the area, and they are unfamiliar with area traffic patterns and street locations.  Each year Huntington Beach endures more pedestrian accidents than almost any other location in Orange County.  A human being is no match for a heavy motor vehicle and these accidents almost always result in serious injuries to the pedestrian. A large number of pedestrian accidents in Huntington Beach and throughout Southern California are unfortunately hit and run drivers.  Who pays for injuries received as a pedestrian in a hit and run accident?  Many injured victims are surprised to learn that their own automobile policy is the first source of coverage.  The uninsured motorist / under-insured motorist section (UM/UIM) covers

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Accident in Huntington Beach Leaves 1 Injured

An accident in Huntington Beach early this morning left one person injured.  There were three vehicles involved in the accident near Newland Street and Edinger Avenue: a Dodge, Toyota and Mercedes-Benz.  According to officers at the site, one of the vehicles ran a red light, involving the other two.  One of the drivers was removed to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Accidents at intersections in Huntington Beach and across Orange County often leave seriously injured victims.  All drivers should be extra vigilant when entering a busy intersection.  This is especially true early in the morning as the sun rises and it may be hard for oncoming drivers to see traffic control devices. The accident in Huntington Beach reminds all of us of the nature of sharing our beautiful cities with the influx of visitors who come to Southern California this time of year.  Huntington Beach may only have a

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