12-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized after Pedestrian Collision near Miller Avenue Involving Maria Tapia Lara

FREEDOM, CA (March 24, 2023) – Monday morning, Maria Tapia Lara was driving a vehicle that injured a 12-year-old female pedestrian. The incident happened on March 20th, just before 7:00 a.m. near the intersection of Buena Vista Drive and Miller Avenue. According to reports, the girl was walking in a crosswalk on Buena Vista Drive at Miller Avenue when a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by 40-year-old Lara, crashed into her. The collision left the girl with serious injuries. Following the crash, Lara remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities. Meanwhile, the girl was transported to Valley Medical Center with serious injuries. When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit. These are set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives. Avoid accidents by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.
It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a pedestrian crash. Reach out to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call their office at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. For more accident news, click here.

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