San Diego, CA – Authorities Identify Male Pedestrian Killed after Brutal Collision on Del Sol Boulevard near Dennery Road
San Diego, CA (August 7, 2018) – Authorities recently provided updated information concerning the male pedestrian who was killed during a two-vehicle crash that happened on the 4400 block of Del Sol Boulevard, in the vicinity of Dennery Road. The incident occurred at approximately 7:00 AM last Monday, July 30, 2018. The San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office identified the deceased victim as 66-year old Carmelo Figueroa. No details about the identities of the two drivers involved in the crash have been released.
According to the original report, Figueroa had attempted to cross Del Sol Boulevard at the same time a 2012 Ford Fusion was speeding towards him. The oncoming vehicle collided with Figueroa, who was launched 180 feet down the road. A second vehicle also crashed into the pedestrian.
The San Diego Police and Fire Departments dispatched teams to the crash site and, accompanied by paramedics, attempted to help the victim. Personnel reported that Figueroa died from his injuries.
Authorities affirmed the Ford driver did not sustain injuries but did not specify if the second motorist was injured or remained at the scene.
Presently, investigators are still looking into a probable cause of the crash.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Carmelo Figueroa and wish them strength during this tragic, difficult time.
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By law, drivers are required to decrease the speed of their vehicles and provide the right of way to pedestrians along all areas of the roadway. Based on the report, officials have not determined if the victim had walked through a marked or unmarked crossing zone as he attempted to reach the other side of the street. Officials will also consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the crash.
Depending on the final results of the crash, the members of Mr. Figueroa’s family may have the option of pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit to compensate for funeral expenses and the tragic loss of their loved one.
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