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SAN YSIDRO: Pedestrian Killed In Car accident After Being Hit By Van Near Ysidro Boulevard near Louisiana Avenue


Dec 8, 2018

Pedestrian In His 40’s Died After Being Involved In Car Accident By The Intersection of Ysidro Boulevard near Louisiana Avenue

SAN YSIDRO, CALIFORNIA (December 4, 2018) – A pedestrian in his 40’s has tragically died after he was hit by a 1999 Van that was traveling by Ysidro Boulevard near Louisiana Avenue.

The driver of the van was traveling in the northbound lanes of the road when the accident took place. San Ysidro police are saying that the victim was taken to the hospital but later died due to their injuries. 

There is no word yet on the identity of the pedestrian that was killed in the accident. There is an ongoing investigation at this time. 

Liability In Pedestrian Accidents

Drivers have a common law duty to obey the rules of the road and to operate their vehicles in a safe manner. Most pedestrian accidents take place when drivers are distracted or speeding. In fact, it has been estimated that nearly 50% of fatal accidents involved drivers that were either intoxicated or distracted. Police generally use traffic cameras in order to determine liability. 

In the absence of traffic cameras there are a number of other methods that police can use in order to determine what happened before an accident. For example, accident reconstruction teams can use forensics in order to recreate the circumstances that led up to a crash. A car accident attorney can conduct an investigation into your case and let you know if you have a claim that can be pursued. 

Getting Help From A Car Accident Attorney 

Have you or someone that you love been injured or killed due to the negligence of another driver? You may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys can investigate the facts of your case and let you know what your rights are. Whether you need a police report after an accident or you just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach us at (888) 888-9285.

Sources:

  1. City News Service. Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing street in San Ysidro. December 4, 2018

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