San Diego Woman, 43, Victim in Pedestrian Accident
SPRING VALLEY (April 24th, 2019) A San Diego woman sadly sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening at the intersection of Kempton Street and Jamacha Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol officials were notified of the collision which occurred at precisely 11:43 p.m.
Preliminary investigative efforts indicate that an unidentified 43-year-old woman had been crossing the intersection with several friends before being struck by a motorist.
The impact tragically left the woman with fatal injuries as she was pronounced dead at the scene despite life-saving effort by EMT personnel.
Following the collision, the vehicle’s driver was confirmed to have remained at the scene and was the caller who contacted 911.
No Other Injuries Reported
Nobody else was injured, officials affirmed.
California Highway Patrol officials will be the agency handling the investigation.
Pedestrian Accident Investigation
In most instances, pedestrians possess the right-of-way when crossing an intersection or a street regardless if they are in a marked crosswalk. It is always a driver’s duty to yield to any pedestrian or bicyclist, however, pedestrians must take extra caution and never assume that a motorist will stop. Authorities will continue to look further into this incident as it is likely that at least some liability will be assigned to the driver.
Considering that liability seems to have already been determined, the family of the woman may be entitled to a wrongful death claim if they wish to file a lawsuit. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to compensation for funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship.
San Diego Wrongful Death Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
If you have lost a loved one as a result of an auto accident caused by another motorist and are looking for guidance, contact Bond & Taylor Law Firm for legal help today at 833-266-3534.