Templeton, CA – 17-Year-Old Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Highway 101
Templeton, CA (March 6, 2019) – Last night, March 5, police reported that a 17-year-old girl was struck and killed in a fatal pedestrian crash that took place around 10:50 p.m. on Highway 101.
At the time, the young female was walking near the Las Tablas Road off-ramp on the right shoulder of the highway. Police say that she stepped out onto the highway, where she was struck by a Chevy Impala driven by 60-year-old Bruce Eddy.
The victim suffered major injuries and paramedics tragically pronounced her dead at the scene of the accident. Her name has not yet been released to the public.
The crash is still being investigated by the California Highway Patrol at this time.
We would like to reach out and extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the 17-year-old whose life was taken in this horrific crash. We understand what a difficult time this can be and wish to stand by your side.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident might be one of the most devastating things you have ever gone through. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in California pedestrian accidents, putting them near the top of the list for states with the most fatalities. Drivers are supposed to be prepared for many situations and take care to help prevent these accidents on our roadways; however, they still tend to occur every year regardless of this fact. If you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident in California, we want you to know that you have many options during this desperate time.
Losing a loved one is difficult emotionally and financially. It is not unheard of for a family to struggle when they are left to pick up the pieces of these horrific accidents that are typically preventable with care on our roads. You might be entitled to various forms of compensation if you have suffered these losses. At the Los Angeles Injury Group, our dedicated attorneys want you to know that you are never alone at this time. Please contact us to find out what we can do for you at this time at 310-954-7248.