Alpine, CA – Woman Struck by Car at Alpine Blvd & Victoria DrSan Diego Legal News
Alpine, CA (February 15, 2020) – On Friday morning, February 14th, a 26-year-old woman was injured after being struck by a car in Alpine. The accident took place at the corner of Alpine Boulevard and West Victoria Drive at around 7:30 a.m. The pedestrian was hit by an eastbound 2009 Scion TC sedan traveling on Alpine Boulevard driven by a 31-year-old Lakeside man.
The driver claimed that he hit the woman because the sun was in his eyes, impairing his vision. He tried to swerve to avoid the victim, but the right front side of the vehicle still made contact with her. The injured pedestrian was flown to Sharp Memorial Hospital for treatment.
No other updates have been provided. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
California Pedestrian Crashes
The roads of California can be perilous for pedestrians. Drivers will often fail to notice a pedestrian crossing the street. Even a brief lapse in judgment can result in a serious pedestrian accident.
In California, there were 689 reported pedestrian fatalities in 2018. A majority of car accidents in the state involve driver inattention in some form. Injured victims may be able to pursue lost compensation by contacting a qualified California pedestrian injury lawyer.
At the Coastal Legal Center, we have the resources to fight for the rights of those unfairly injured in a crash. With our lawyers on your side, you can rest assured that your case will be treated fairly. Contact our offices at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.