San Clemente, CA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-5 Freeway in San Clemente
San Clemente, CA (March 7, 2019) – A fatal pedestrian accident took place this morning, March 7th, around 6:40 a.m. on the Interstate 5 freeway. The accident was deemed a hit-and-run crash.
The California Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the accident when they received calls that a body was off the side of the freeway. When paramedics arrived at the scene to give aid, they found the body on the roadside.
Police temporarily closed down the on-ramp to the freeway for quite some time so that they could investigate the circumstances leading up to the accident.
Witnesses are called upon to speak with police if they saw anything occur. At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this horrific pedestrian accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
California pedestrian accidents happen far too often on our roadways. In fact, California ranked fifteenth on a list of states with the most fatal pedestrian accidents and these accidents continue to rise on our roads every year, putting California in a difficult position. It is tremendously difficult to face the aftermath of a fatal accident, which is why our pedestrian accident attorneys would like to extend a helping hand to you at this time.
At the Los Angeles Injury Group, our dedicated wrongful death attorneys can greatly guide you along the problematic path that sometimes comes with bringing a claim on behalf of your loved one. Nobody ever expects to lose a loved one so suddenly in an accident and, when it occurs, you might be left in a difficult position. We are here for you 24/7 to answer your questions every step of the way. Contact us for more information at 310-954-7248.