Oceanside, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Crash on I-5 near Camp PendletonSan Diego Legal News
Oceanside, CA (January 31, 2020) – A pedestrian was fatally struck in Oceanside early Friday morning, January 31st. The crash occurred on Interstate-5 near the Aliso Creek Rest Area, close to Camp Pendleton.
At around 6:00 a.m., a person who had stopped their vehicle on the side of the highway was hit by an oncoming vehicle.
Local reports revealed that the deceased party attempted to cross the roadway at the time of the accident. The victim was killed on impact. The reason that the deceased victim entered the roadway is unknown at this time.
There were significant delays on the roadway following the collision. An investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in California
Pedestrians are much more vulnerable to being seriously injured when traveling the roadways. Sadly, far too many pedestrians are killed after being hit by motor vehicles. California’s pedestrian fatality rate is 30 percent higher than any other state.
From 2006 to 2016, there were 8,000 pedestrians killed in the state. 14,000 more were severely injured in car accidents. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified California car accident attorney.
Seeking compensation can be difficult on your own. The Coastal Legal Center is here to help you and your family bring a reckless driver to justice. Contact our offices 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.