San Diego, CA – Elderly Pedestrian Struck on Convoy StSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (March 27, 2020) – A 61-year-old man was struck and injured by a vehicle in the Kearny Mesa area on Thursday night, March 26th. The collision occurred at the 4300 block of Convoy Street at around 6:30 p.m. The man was reportedly traveling in a designated crosswalk at the time of the accident.
Officials reports revealed that the victim was struck by a 2005 Acura TL driven by a 33-year-old woman. The pedestrian was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment following the accident. He suffered a broken leg and cuts to his head.
The pedestrian had reportedly been drinking before the accident. An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in San Diego
Pedestrians are at risk of being seriously injured when they are struck by a motor vehicle. As drivers, we’re supposed to share the roads with everyone, including pedestrians. However, many drivers fail to notice those traveling on foot and cause serious accidents.
In California, 689 pedestrians were killed in vehicle collisions in 2018 alone. The state’s pedestrian fatality rate is 25 percent higher than the national average. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation with the help of a California pedestrian injury attorney.
The Coastal Legal Center will fight for your legal rights after an accident. It’s our goal to make sure that injured parties recover the compensation they deserve. Give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help.
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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.