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Encinitas, CA – Elderly Woman Struck in Fatal Pedestrian Accident

fatal pedestrian accidentEncinitas, CA (October 7, 2018) – On Friday, October 5, an elderly woman was struck in an Encinitas fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Balour Drive. It happened around 7 p.m. when the woman was crossing at the 500 block of the roadway.

Police are still investigating but have found that a Toyota Prius had been heading northbound at the time and immediately struck the woman while she was in the roadways.

A bystander was in the area and rushed to attempt to save her life. They immediately transported the victim to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The woman’s name has not yet been released and neither has the name of the motorist.

Detectives are trying to determine why and how the accident took place.

Encinitas Pedestrian Accident 

Pedestrian accidents take place every day on our roadways for a variety of reasons, especially drivers who are not paying close attention to the pedestrians who share our roads. There are particular risks in these accidents, which is why we offer our support if you have lost somebody in one of these accidents.

If somebody you know has had their life taken by an irresponsible driver who was acting negligently on the roadways, we want to speak with you. We offer our condolences to you and your family during this difficult time.

Determining who was liable for the accident is one of the first steps in your case and, from there, you might be able to bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of your loved one. At the Los Angeles Injury Group, we want to help you compensate for a variety of damages after you have struggled on a financial level after the loss of a loved one. Call us for more information today at 310-954-7248.


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