Man Hurt in El Cajon Pedestrian Crash on Jamacha Road
EL CAJON, CA (November 2, 2020) – Saturday night, a 49-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a pedestrian accident on Jamacha Road in El Cajon.
A Toyota pickup struck and injured a crossing pedestrian at about 6:25 p.m. According to reports, the incident happened in the 400 block of Jamacha Road.
When the paramedics arrived, they located the unconscious but breathing victim. The pedestrian suffered serious head and leg wounds after being struck by a car, said the authorities.
Meanwhile, the driver stayed at the scene and the authorities do not believe that the driver was under the influence.
On the other hand, Sgt. Steve Paz confirmed that Jamacha Road will remain closed between Lexington and Sunnyland avenues until about 11:30 p.m. Moreover, Paz advised pedestrians and motorists to always be aware.
“Only cross the street at designated, controlled intersections, and wear bright or light-colored clothing for visibility,” he stated. “For those driving vehicles during hours of darkness, please pay extra attention to the roadway and be aware of pedestrians that may be crossing.”
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
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