Pedestrian Killed In Chula Vista Car Accident On Fourth Avenue
CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA (September 30, 2019) – A pedestrian was tragically killed in a car accident on Fourth Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:00 p.m. Police are saying that a construction vehicle veered off the road before hitting several parked vehicles.
The force of the impact pushed the pickup truck into one pedestrian who later died due to their injuries. Two other pedestrians were also injured in the crash.
An investigation into the car accident remains ongoing at this time.
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Nearly 35,000 people are killed every year in car accidents across the United States. According to the California Vehicle Code 22350, “No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the traffic on, and the surface and width of, the highway, and in no event at a speed which endangers the safety of persons or property.” If a person that caused an accident was working during the collision the company that they work for could be found at fault. The family of any victim that died in an accident may be able to seek justice through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60.
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