San Diego, CA – Pedestrian Struck on Hotel CircleSan Diego Legal News
San Diego, CA (April 23, 2020) – A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a vehicle in the San Diego area on Monday night, April 20th. The crash happened late that evening at around 11:10 p.m. At this time, the cause of the crash is unknown.
Officials from the San Diego Police Department were called to the site of the crash at the 2300 block of Hotel Circle. Initial reports revealed that the pedestrian was crossing the roadway when they were struck by an oncoming vehicle. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries hasn’t been reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being handled by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
San Diego Pedestrian Accidents
California is a dangerous state for pedestrians. In 2018 alone, 689 pedestrians were injured in vehicle collisions, and the state’s pedestrian fatality rate is 25 percent higher than the national average. Pedestrians are involved in nearly half of all fatal car accidents.
Distracted driving has become a serious safety concern in California, but it’s not the only cause of pedestrian crashes. California has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the country. The majority of these accidents are caused by distracted driving, drunk driving, and other forms of driver negligence
An experienced San Diego pedestrian injury lawyer can help to ensure that you collect the maximum amount of compensation available for your legal claim. If you were injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault party. Contact our law offices at (619) 231- 0724 to discuss your case today.
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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.