Santee, CA – Man Hit by SUV at Magnolia Ave & Mast BlvdSan Diego Legal News
Santee, CA (March 9, 2020) – A man in Santee, California was rushed to the hospital after being struck by an SUV early Monday morning, March 9th. Authorities reported that the crash occurred at the corner of Magnolia Avenue and Mast Boulevard. The cause of the accident isn’t known at this time.
Authorities reported that the injured victim was found breathing but unconscious at the scene. The injured pedestrian was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
No other updates have been provided. Local officials are currently investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in California
The severity of a pedestrian collision cannot be understated. Pedestrians are often taken by complete surprise and left with severe injuries. Drivers often fail to notice pedestrians on the road, even when they use designated crosswalks.
In 2018, 689 pedestrians were killed in California car crashes. The pedestrian fatality rate in the state is 30 percent higher than the national average. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation with the help of a qualified California pedestrian injury attorney.
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.