San Diego, CA – Pedestrian Seriously Injured on I-805San Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (April 30, 2020) – A pedestrian was critically injured after being struck by two vehicles in San Diego on Wednesday afternoon, April 29th. The collision occurred on I-805 near Imperial Avenue at around 2 p.m. Emergency vehicles responded to the scene to render aid to the injured party.
The injured pedestrian was transported by ambulance to the University of California San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest. The pedestrian was reportedly crossing the interstate when he was struck by a red Dodge sedan and a Honda SUV. He suffered critical injuries in the accident.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
In 2018, 893 pedestrians were killed in California, marking a 26% increase from 2014. Around 18,000 pedestrians were injured in collisions in the state in 2018. The pedestrian fatality rate in California is 25% higher than the national average.
Pedestrians are at a serious disadvantage when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle. Unlike those traveling in passenger cars, pedestrians have little protecting them from the full impact of an accident. A California pedestrian injury lawyer can help recover financial compensation for your injuries.
Few people expect to be seriously injured in a crash, but thousands are still injured each year. The Coastal Legal Center will fight to go get you the justice you deserve. Give our offices a call today at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case.
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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.