1 Dead in Victorville Pedestrian Crash on Palmdale Road
VICTORVILLE, CA (July 22, 2020) – Monday night, a person died in a pedestrian accident on Palmdale Road in Victorville.
The authorities responded to a fatal pedestrian crash scene on July 12th just after 10 p.m. According to reports, the incident led to the closure of Palmdale Road and Del Gado Road for multiple hours.
Meanwhile, the authorities administered alternate routes during the investigation. Furthermore, Deputy Hylin and Deputy Lee of the Victorville’s Major Accident Investigation Team spearheads the said investigation.
Emergency personnel declared the man dead at the scene. However, the identity of the victim remains undisclosed at this time.
Moreover, a towing service came to the scene to haul away the damaged BMW parked near the area. According to the police, the BMW driver has been cooperative with the investigation.
After five hours, the Palmdale Road reoepened for traffic.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
The Increase of Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in the US
In 2017 there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States.
On average, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in traffic crashes. That is more than 16 people a day, almost 115 people a week.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“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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