Lakeside, California – Pedestrian Dies after Collision on Interstate 8 Freeway
Lakeside, California (July 5, 2018) – The California Highway Patrol reported that a pedestrian died after a fatal collision that took place on the Interstate 8 Freeway in the vicinity of East Lakeview Road. The incident occurred at approximately 4:03 AM in the early morning on Thursday, July 05, 2018. Authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the people involved in the accident at this time.
As per the CHP report, the driver of a blue Chevrolet truck was driving along Interstate 8 and spotted a pedestrian, who was standing in the center of the freeway. Without warning, the Chevrolet plowed into the victim. Law enforcement has not revealed if the driver had attempted to swerve out of the way to prevent the accident. Later, officials declared the pedestrian dead at the scene.
CHP did not reveal if the motorist sustained any injuries during the crash.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family and friends of the pedestrian during this difficult time.
Traffic Accident Investigation
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect the vehicles for mechanical issues or system failure. Officials will also consider if drunk driving, drug abuse, negligence, distracted driving, or reckless behavior played any part in the events leading up to the crash. At present, authorities have not ruled out if the driver will be held responsible for the crash.
Depending on the results of the case, the family members of the deceased pedestrian will have the legal rights to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the guilty party. By seeking legal assistance, these individuals can receive compensation for a variety of issues including medical bills, vehicle insurance, or painful injuries.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.
If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident.