National City, CA – Pedestrian Struck by Jeep at E 8th St & K Ave

National City, CA – Pedestrian Struck by Jeep at E 8th St & K Ave

National City, CA (February 23, 2020) – On Sunday afternoon, February 23rd, a pedestrian was struck by a Jeep in National City, California. The accident occurred at the corner of East 8th Street and K Avenue at around 1:45 p.m. Local authorities arrived at the scene to render aid to the injured victim.

The pedestrian was reportedly crossing in a designated crosswalk when he was hit by a woman driving a black Jeep. The pedestrian was transported to a hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The woman driving the Jeep was arrested by authorities after the crash.

An ongoing investigation into the collision is currently in progress. 

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

Pedestrian Crashes in California

National City, CA - Pedestrian Struck by Jeep at E 8th St & K AveBy their very nature, pedestrian accidents often leave victims with life-threatening injuries. Naturally, pedestrians are at a serious disadvantage when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle. Sadly, many pedestrians suffer fatal injuries following a car accident.

In 2018, 689 pedestrians were killed on Californian roadways. The San Diego area has the third-highest rate of injury crashes in the state. Injured parties should consult with a skilled California pedestrian injury lawyer immediately after an accident.

You should never discount the severity of a collision. The Coastal Legal Center has helped countless victims obtain fair settlements for their injuries If you or a loved one has been injured by a reckless driver, give us a call at (619) 231- 0724.

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.