Woman Walking Dog Seriously Injured Near Pacific Beach Street In San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (December 8, 2018) – A 68-year-old woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car while walking by Pacific Beach Street.
The accident happened around 5:45 p.m.m by Ingraham Street, according to police. She was hit by a man driving a 1995 Mercury southbound on Ingraham Street.
Police do not believe that the driver was under the influence at the time of the crash. The woman’s dog was seriously injured as well.
The 65-year-old woman had to be transported to the hospital in order to receive help for her injuries.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Nearly 5,000 pedestrians die every year in car accidents. Most of these accidents occur between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. This is around the time it can start to get dark. Drivers might be fatigued after a long day of work. Liability in pedestrian accidents is usually determined with the aid of traffic lights. Most intersections have cameras that monitor everything that happens. Witnesses can be tremendously helpful as well. A car accident attorney can conduct a thorough investigation into your case and let you know what your options are if you’ve been injured.
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- City New Service. Woman badly injured by car while walking dog. November 28, 2018.