Pedestrian Killed in Accident in San Diego
San Diego, CA (June 15, 2018) – A female pedestrian was killed in a fatal accident that took place before 3:00 PM PST in the vicinity of the Caramel Valley neighborhood, an area reported to have a variety of business centers including several local law offices. Resources indicate the incident occurred in the parking lot of the Highland Corporate Center at 12750 High Bluff Drive.
San Diego police officers stated that a 44-year old man was driving a Dodge cargo van south in the Highland parking lot. After making a right turn, he struck the 55-year old female victim. Once taken to the hospital, the woman succumbed to her injuries and passed away.
At present, the woman’s identity has not been disclosed to the public, pending identification from and notification of family members, and police have also not yet revealed the identity of the driver. Authorities have not yet determined any cause or motivation behind this unfortunate accident, and an investigation is ongoing.
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Further investigations will include an inspection of the vehicle to determine potential mechanical failure and a forensic examination of the victim’s body. Officials will also consider a number of factors concerning the driver: the vehicle’s speed limit prior to the collision, the potential influence of chemical substances, and reckless or distracted driving. These elements will help law enforcement officials and forensic investigators to determine the ultimate cause of this unfortunate accident.
By law, any living family members of the female victim may file a wrongful death lawsuit, which will help compensate for any additional costs including funeral services, hospital stays, medical bills, and lost wages.
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.”