Encanto, CA – Pedestrian Killed in Accident on Imperial Avenue
Encanto, California (November 4, 2018) – The San Diego Police Department confirmed a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Encanto on Saturday evening. The collision transpired at approximately 6:30 pm on November 3rd in the area of Imperial Avenue and Woodman Street. At this time, details identifying the pedestrian have not been revealed.
Per the initial report, a pedestrian was on the roadway between the streets of Imperial Avenue and Woodman Street when an oncoming vehicle suddenly struck the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop after the crash and fled the scene of the accident. Shortly after the collision took place emergency crews rushed to the aid of the injured pedestrian and performed CPR in an attempt to revive the unidentified victim. Sadly, the pedestrian succumbed to the injuries sustained in the accident and died at the scene of the crash. Police are still looking for the hit-and-run driver that was involved in this tragic accident.
The San Diego Police have assumed authority over this investigation and will update the public with more information when more evidence comes to the surface.
Our sincere sympathies go to the family and friends of the person killed in this terrible accident. We wish them strength during this time of losing a loved one.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
California law requires motorists to slow speeds and yield to pedestrians in the roadway whether in marked or unmarked crossing zones. The San Diego forensic team is still investigating to find out if the victim was in a safe zone along the road when the accident occurred.
Investigators will examine vehicle condition, and inspect the crash site to rule out factors such as recklessness, intoxication or distracted driving, the victim’s family or loved ones may have a right to file a claim and get compensation for their loss.
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, seeking help from an experienced team of lawyers is the best way to fight for you or your loved one. Here at the Los Angeles Injury Group, we will ensure that an insurance company involved complies with the law and offers full compensation for your loss. Call our firm today at 310-954-7248 and we will help you get the justice you deserve.
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.