San Diego, CA – Pedestrian Seriously Injured on Grand AveSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (February 7, 2020) – Thursday night, February 6th, in the Pacific Beach neighborhood, a 65-year-old pedestrian was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck in a pedestrian accident. Local sources reported that the accident occurred at the 2000 block of Grand Avenue at around 7 p.m. For reasons unknown, the injured pedestrian was struck by a 1998 Honda Accord traveling eastbound on Grand Avenue.
The man reportedly smashed into the Honda’s windshield during the crash, suffering a fractured pelvis. He was then transported to a nearby hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. The 16-year-old driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
The cause of the crash isn’t known at this time. Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
San Diego Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrians are at a serious disadvantage when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle. Drivers often fail to see pedestrians on the road, even when they use designated crosswalks. This puts pedestrians at risk of suffering life-threatening injuries.
In 2018, 689 pedestrians were killed in pedestrian crashes in California. Overall, vehicle fatalities are on the rise across the state. Injured parties may be able to recover lost compensation by calling a California pedestrian injury attorney.
At the Coastal Legal Center, we have the resources required to maximize your potential compensation. You shouldn’t ever leave your personal injury claim to chance. Give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to see what we can do for you.
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.