90-year-old man killed on electric scooter in La Jolla

Posted: June 14, 2022

SAN DIEGO, CA (June 14, 2022) – A 90-year-old man was killed in a La Jolla scooter accident Saturday afternoon according to NBC San Diego.

San Diego Police officers report that the accident occurred near the 6600 block of La Jolla Boulevard at around 4:30 p.m.

An 80-year-old woman was driving her vehicle northbound on La Jolla Boulevard when she struck the man on the scooter.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, but later succumbed to his injuries.

The woman remained on the scene to cooperate with investigators.

At the time of this writing, the elderly man’s identity is unknown, but we will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

Liability In La Jolla Scooter Accidents

Motorcyclists have  a naturally small profile and are more likely to be overlooked by other drivers. Many collisions are due to drivers that make dangerous lane changes. According to California Vehicle Code 22107, “No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement.” There are a number of factors that could potentially contribute to a motorcycle accident including:

  • Speeding
  • Drunk driving
  • Driver distraction
  • Inclement weather

The family of any victim that died in a motorcycle accident may be able to seek aid through a wrongful death claim. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. There are, however, statute of limitations associated with civil claims. Failing to act within the statute of limitations may result in a permanent forfeiture of your rights.

Investigating A La Jolls Scooter Accident

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