Pedestrian Killed In San Diego Car Accident On Harbor Drive and Laurel Street
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (April 3, 2021) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident near the intersection of Harbor Drive and Laurel Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 10:00 p.m. on Sunday. For reasons that remain under investigation a car struck a pedestrian as they were crossing the street.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital but later died due to their injuries.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In San Diego Pedestrian Accidents
All drivers are supposed to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians even if they are outside of lawfully marked crosswalks. According to California Vehicle Code 21950, “The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.” The family of any victim may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case free of cost and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A San Diego Pedestrian Accident
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