Pedestrian Killed In San Ysidro Car Accident By East San Ysidro Boulevard and Border Village Road
SAN YSIDRO, CALIFORNIA (July 14, 2019) – A 68-year-old man died in a pedestrian accident near East San Ysidro Boulevard and Border Village Road.
San Ysidro police are saying that the driver of a Dodge Journey was making a left turn out of shell gas station at the time of the accident.
The elderly pedestrian was attempting to cross from the south side of the street to the north side. The Dodge driver then hit the pedestrian causing major injuries.
The victim was rushed to the hospital, but was later pronounced dead as a result of the crash.
Liability In Pedestrian Accidents
Many pedestrians are killed every year by drivers that make dangerous left turns. According to California Vehicle Code 21810, “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left or to complete a U-turn upon a highway, or to turn left into public or private property, or an alley, shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles approaching from the opposite direction which are close enough to constitute a hazard at any time during the turning movement.” The family of any victim that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim.
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