Santa Cruz County, CA: Pedestrian Killed in Boulder Creek Collision
Santa Cruz County, California (March 12, 2018): The California Highway Patrol is conducting an active investigation into a fatal pedestrian collision in Boulder Creek, CA, yesterday morning, Sunday, March 11, 2018. The victim has not yet been identified and very few details have been provided as investigators are still continuing to gather information.
Officials believe the collision happened just before 9:30 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 236 and Jamison Creek Road. Emergency response teams including fire officials and paramedics were swiftly dispatched to the location. The pedestrian was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear whether the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene to cooperate with the investigation, but reports note that animal control was called to assist with dog a found in the vehicle. No further details have been provided at this time.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of the deceased. We are truly sorry for your devastating loss and our thoughts are with you as you try to recover from this heartbreaking tragedy.
Motor vehicle collisions continue to be a leading cause of death across the United States, and the burdens imposed on survivors in the aftermath can be substantial and overwhelming. It is important for motorists to know their rights under the law and we encourage all victims to take advantage of any legal remedies that be available in their state.
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