San Diego, CA – Deadly Pedestrian Crash at I-5 & Cesar Chavez PkwySan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (March 21, 2020) – A pedestrian was struck and killed in San Diego late Sunday evening, March 15th. The crash took place on I-5 near the intersection with Cesar Chavez Parkway. California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident.
Authorities reported that the pedestrian was hit by multiple vehicles following the initial collision. It’s unknown why the victim was on the highway at the time of the accident. It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.
CHP is currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in San Diego
Across the country, deadly pedestrian accidents are on the rise. More and more pedestrians are losing their lives each year while other roadway fatalities are on the decline. In California, 689 pedestrians were killed in 2018 alone.
When a pedestrian is involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, the pedestrian always loses. They have little protecting them from the full impact of the crash. In some cases, surviving family members can consult with a qualified San Diego wrongful death attorney to pursue lost compensation.
Handling the loss of a loved one is never easy. The Coastal Legal Center is here to help you hold the liable party accountable for their role in a tragic accident. Contact us today at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help.
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.