Oceanside, California – Pedestrian Dies after Fatal Accident on 5 Freeway near Cockleburr Road
Oceanside, California (July 2, 2018) – Local San Diego news sources reported that a fatal pedestrian accident took place on the Interstate 5 Freeway, near the Cockleburr Road overpass. The incident occurred at roughly 4:20 AM in the early morning on Saturday, June 30, 2018. As of now, authorities have not revealed any detailed information concerning the identities of the deceased male pedestrian or the female motorist involved in the accident at this time.
Based on initial reports, the pedestrian was attempting to cross the Interstate 5 Freeway Lanes. At the same time, the driver of the 1999 Mitsubishi was traveling northbound on the same route. When the man changed course from eastward to the westward, he was clipped by the oncoming vehicle near the Cockleburr overpass.
First responders were dispatched to the crash site and found the man lying by the interstate. Medical personnel reported he succumbed to traumatic injuries sustained during the impact and died. Officials have not indicated if he died at the scene or in a hospital setting.
The female motorist was uninjured and remained at the crash site to cooperate with officers, as ordained.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to the family of the deceased man during this difficult time.
San Diego County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Authorities are working hard to determine what specifically caused the crash. Forensic teams will examine photographs of the crash site and inspect both 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. Law enforcement has not determined which driver was at fault, as of now.
Based on the final case results, the family of the pedestrian will have 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.
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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.