Pedestrian Killed In Chula Vista Car Accident On Telegraph Canyon Road
CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA (August 29, 2019) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident on Telegraph Canyon Road.
Chula Vista police are saying that a four door sedan struck the pedestrian around 8:30 p.m. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim.
Despite life-saving measures, he later died due to his injuries. There is an ongoing investigation into the accident at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to operate their vehicles in a reasonably safe manner and take steps to avoid causing accidents. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle approaching a pedestrian within any marked or unmarked crosswalk shall exercise all due care and shall reduce the speed of the vehicle or take any other action relating to the operation of the vehicle as necessary to safeguard the safety of the pedestrian.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
Investigating A Car Accident
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