La Mesa, CA – UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed on CA-94 at College Ave

La Mesa, CA – UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed on CA-94 at College Ave

La Mesa, CA (February 4, 2020) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a pedestrian was killed on Sunday, February 2nd, in La Mesa, California. The pedestrian was reportedly traveling along CA-94 WB west of College Avenue when they were struck at around 9 p.m. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to the injured parties. 

It is unknown why the man was crossing the street at this time. The identity of the deceased pedestrian hasn’t been released by local authorities. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

This story is still developing. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in California

La Mesa, CA - UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed on CA-94 at College AvePedestrian accidents have a high likelihood of resulting in fatal injuries. When a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle, they are likely to suffer life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian fatality rate in California is 30 percent higher than the national average. 

From 2006 to 2016, 8,000 people were killed in pedestrian collisions across the state. Victims who are killed in a crash often leave behind grieving family members who have to take on the ensuing damages. An experienced California wrongful death attorney can help surviving family members pursue rightful compensation.

Those dealing with the loss of a loved one have enough to worry about. The Coastal Legal Center can help you pursue deserved compensation while you focus on your family. Give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to see what we can do for you. 

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.