National City, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on E Plaza BlvdSan Diego Legal News
National City, CA (February 25, 2020) – A woman in her 80s was struck and killed in National City, California earlier this morning on Tuesday, February 25th. The woman was reportedly crossing at the intersection of East Plaza Boulevard and Euclid Avenue when she was hit at around 5:45 a.m. The vehicle was reportedly traveling westbound on East Plaza at the time of the crash.
The woman was transported to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead. She was a resident of National City. Her identity hasn’t been released at this time.
The 36-year-old man who hit the woman reportedly cooperated with the investigation. An ongoing inquiry into the crash is currently in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly California Pedestrian Accidents
The vulnerability of a pedestrian on Californian roadways means they are susceptible to suffering from fatal injuries. The pedestrian fatality rate in the state is 30 times higher than the national average, showing how dangerous it can be to be a pedestrian in the Golden State. 689 pedestrians were killed in the state in 2018 alone.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident often impacts the walker much more severely. Unlike those traveling in a motor vehicle, there is little protecting an exposed pedestrian from the full impact of a crash. In some cases, surviving family members can reach out to a qualified California wrongful death lawyer to pursue lost compensation.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. The Coastal Legal Center is here to help you and your family recover after a tragic accident. Give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case.
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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.