El Cajon, CA – Worker Injured in Deadly Crash on Washington Ave

El Cajon, CA – Worker Injured in Deadly Crash on Washington Ave

El Cajon, CA (May 5, 2020) – One person was killed and another injured following a fiery crash in El Cajon, California on Tuesday, May 5th. The collision occurred at the 1100 block of East Washington Avenue. At around 1:30 p.m., a 2000 Lexus RX350 crashed into a construction zone while traveling at a high speed. 

There was a reported explosion, and the vehicle caught on fire. The unidentified driver suffered fatal injuries in the accident. One worker at the scene was hospitalized after being hit by flying debris. 

The cause of the accident isn’t clear at this time. An ongoing investigation into the accident is currently in progress. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

California High-Speed Accidents

El Cajon, CA - Worker Injured in Deadly Crash on Washington AveEach year, speeding is responsible for more than a quarter of fatal crashes reported nationwide. There were 925 people reported killed in high-speed collisions in California in 2017. Despite the fact that speeding is incredibly dangerous, the vast majority of drivers are comfortable with speeding while behind the wheel. 

Car accidents can leave victims and their families with significant injuries and other financial damages. Without a doubt, California has some of the busiest and most congested roadways in the nation. It seems only natural that there would be more serious and fatal crashes

The aggressive El Cajon car crash lawyers at the Coastal Legal Center will help you explore all your legal options. With over 35 years of experience, we will make sure your case is treated fairly. If you were injured in a car accident, give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case today. 

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.