Jogger Injured In San Diego Car Accident By Harbor Drive and Fifth Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (August 15, 2019) – A jogger was hit and seriously injured by a vehicle near the intersection of Harbor Drive and Fifth Avenue.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 8:30 a.m. Police closed down the intersection for over an hour as they continued their investigation.
The woman driving the Mercedes-Benz that hit the victim remained at the scene. There is an ongoing investigation into the cause of the car accident.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
According to the Centers For Disease Control, “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.” Pedestrian accidents are typically caused by:
- Distracted drivers
- Intoxicated drivers
- Fatigued drivers
Victims of pedestrian accidents are often left with very serious and costly injuries. Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your rights are.
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