Vista, CA - Man Struck at Civic Center Dr & S Santa Fe Ave

Vista, CA (April 9, 2020) - A 59-year-old man was critically injured after being injured in a pedestrian accident in Vista, California. The accident occurred on Wednesday night, April 9th, at the corner of Civic Center Drive and South Santa Fe Avenue. At around 8:41 p.m., authorities were notified that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. 

The victim was hit by a westbound vehicle traveling on Civic Center Drive. The injured party was transported to Palomar Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The 31-year-old driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. 

The investigation into the crash is currently ongoing. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

Vista, CA - Man Struck at Civic Center Dr & S Santa Fe AveWhen a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle, they suffer from the full impact of the accident. Pedestrians in California are particularly at risk when you consider that the state’s pedestrian fatality rate is 25 percent higher than the national average. In 2018, 689 pedestrians in the state lost their lives in car crashes. 

The injuries suffered in a pedestrian crash are often severe. Sadly, many people are killed in these crashes each year. Injured pedestrians should consult with a qualified California pedestrian injury lawyer to pursue their deserved compensation. 

At the Coastal Legal Center, we can help you make sure your legal right sare protected. We care about our clients and fight for their best interests. Call us today at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help. 

Notes: Outside news sources were used to create this post. Subsequently, the details of the accident have not been independently verified by our own staff. If you find any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

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.