Pinhole, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at San Pablo Avenue and Appian Way
Pinole, CA – (November 27, 2018) – A man was fatally injured in a pedestrian accident Monday morning in Pinole. The accident took place just before 9:50 am on November 26th, at San Pablo Avenue and Appian Way.
Reportedly, a pedestrian was walking along the roadway in the area of San Pablo Avenue and Appian Way when an oncoming semi-truck struck the man pinning him under the truck. Paramedics arrived at the crash site immediately and attempted to revive the victim, but despite rescue efforts, the man died of his injuries at the scene.
The deceased victim’s name remains unknown awaiting identification an notification of family. Officials confirmed that the big rig operator remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Authorities are still trying to piece together evidence in an effort to determine what transpired prior to the initial impact.
Our prayers are with the family of the deceased victim. We cannot begin to understand the pain they are feeling as they grieve the loss of their loved one. We wish them courage as they get through these trying moments.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
California drivers are required by law to yield to pedestrians and give them the right away whether they are in a marked or unmarked crossing zone on the roadway. There are circumstances surrounding this accident that are still unresolved. Forensic detectives will conduct a thorough investigation to determine in the pedestrian was in a safe area of the roadway or if the driver involved was negligent causing the accident.
Upon conclusion of the investigation, the family of the deceased victim may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim against the driver involved. If your loved one has been fatally injured as a result of a traffic accident and you believe it was the fault of a third party, you need to call a wrongful death attorney to represent you in court. At the Brady Law Group, we have a highly skilled team of attorneys that will go the extra mile to ensure you are fully compensated for all you have lost. Call us today at 866) 211-2562 for a free consultation.
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