Man Killed In Colton Pedestrian Accident On Interstate 10 Freeway
COLTON, CALIFORNIA (May 24, 2019) – A 25-year-old man has tragically died in a pedestrian accident on the 10 Freeway.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the fatal accident took place around 10:09 p.m. not far from 9th Street. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene.
Despite life-saving efforts the pedestrian died due to his injuries. There is an ongoing investigation into the crash.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Additionally, almost 129,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency departments for non-fatal crash-related injuries in 2015. Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a car crash on each trip.”
Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have the ability to seek damages through a civil claim. The family of any person that dies in an accident may have the ability to seek justice through California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60. A car accident attorney can examine your case free of cost and let you know what your rights are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
If you or someone that you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We can take steps to make sure that your rights are being protected. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.