Pedestrian Killed In San Diego Car Accident On 1-15 Freeway By Bernardo Drive
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (July 12, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck and killed in a car accident on the Interstate 15 Freeway by Bernardo Drive.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident occurred around 4:00 a.m. After the initial crash the victim was hit by several other vehicles.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. One of the drivers told police that they thought they hit a deer.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers must remain alert and take every step that they can to avoid hitting pedestrians. According to California Vehicle Code 21950 (c), “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 California Code of Civil Procedure 377.60. Damages in a civil claim can help a family with various costs associated with an accident. A wrongful death attorney can investigate your case and let you know if other drivers were negligent and what your options are.
Investigating A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been involved in a pedestrian accident. There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply about helping to ensure that accident victims get the justice that they deserve. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need assistance after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.