San Diego, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Crash on I-8 at Hotel CirSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (March 23, 2020) – Late on Sunday night, March 22nd, a pedestrian was struck and killed on a highway in San Diego. The accident took place at around 8:15 p.m. on I-8 WB near Hotel Circle. When officials arrived, they found the victim’s body lying on the roadway near the center divider.
The identity of the deceased party hasn’t been released at this time. The driver who struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Two lanes were blocked on the highway as emergency responders were at the scene.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by the California Highway Patrol.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in San Diego
When a pedestrian is involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, the pedestrian loses. They risk suffering from fatal injuries as they have little protecting them from the full impact of the accident. When pedestrians are hit at 40 miles per hour, the chances of death are nearly 80 percent.
689 people were killed in California pedestrian accidents in 2018. These accidents usually leave loved ones to pick up the pieces. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified California car crash attorney.
At the Coastal Legal Center, we’re here to help you recover after losing a loved one. There are few things more devastating, and we understand that you may need some help. Give us a call 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.