Legal Question in Traffic Law in Montana

Negligent Homicide

If a drunken pedestrian walks off of a

sidewalk in front of a moving car and is

hit, who is at fault: the driver of the

vehicle or the pedestrian?

Asked on 5/04/08, 8:51 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Anthony Colleluori The Law Offices of Anthony J. Colleluori & Associates PLLC

Re: Negligent Homicide

Both, but at least where I am from, pedestrians always have the right of way. Hence drivers should be expecting the unexpected from others. If the driver is driving safely and within the speed limit, then his liability may be negligable. YOu should consult a lawyer.

Good luck.

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Answered on 5/04/08, 9:03 pm


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