San Diego, CA – Woman Struck by Teen Driver on Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA (May 12, 2020) – A 69-year-old pedestrian suffered critical injuries after being struck in the Clairemont area on Sunday, May 10th. The collision took place at around 10:30 p.m. at the 5400 block of Clairemont Mesa Boulevard. Authorities responded to the scene to render aid to the injured party.
The woman was crossing Clairemont Mesa Boulevard when she was struck by an eastbound 2000 Dodge Caravan driven by a 19-year-old man. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of a pelvic fracture and a head laceration. The driver remained at the scene and intoxication is not believed to have been a factor in the crash.
Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in San Diego
In 2018, 893 pedestrians were killed in vehicle collisions in California. That was a 26% increase from 2014. The pedestrian fatality rate in the state is around 25% higher than the national average.
Car accidents can leave victims and their families with significant injuries and other financial damages. Without a doubt, California has some of the busiest and most congested roadways in the nation. It seems only natural that there would be more serious and fatal crashes.
The aggressive California car crash lawyers at the Coastal Legal Center will help you explore all your legal options. With over 35 years of experience, we will make sure your case is treated fairly. If you were injured in a car accident, give us a call 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.