1 Killed in San Bernardino Crash on Waterman Avenue
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (June 14, 2020) – Early Tuesday morning, a 67-year-old person died in a pedestrian accident on Waterman Avenue.
The crash occurred around 2:25 a.m. on Waterman Avenue and 7th Street, said San Bernardino Police Department Detective Dan Acosta.
Moreover, an unknown driver with an unspecified vehicle traveling south on Waterman Avenue hit the pedestrian. Furthermore, Acosta revealed that the crash occurred while the pedestrian walked south in the No. 2 lane of Waterman Avenue.
“The vehicle did not stop and fled the scene,” the investigator revealed. “Speed does appear to be a factor in this collision.”
At this time, it’s still unknown whether drugs or alcohol a role in the pedestrian accident on Waterman Avenue.
Moreover, the authorities are withholding the identity of the victim due to pending family notification.
Additionally, the police encourage anyone with information to call San Bernardino police Detective Acosta or Sgt. Jeff Harvey at 909-384-5792.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim. Our deepest thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Deadly California Pedestrian Accidents
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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