Pedestrian Struck and Injured by Car near Grand Avenue
LA PRESA, CA (March 22, 2019) – A 49-year-old woman suffered serious injuries after a pedestrian crash on Jamacha Boulevard, Friday evening.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened near Grand Avenue, at about 8:20 PM. The victim attempted to cross northbound on the road when an eastbound Ford Escape struck her.
Emergency responders transported the pedestrian to Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego with major but non-life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile, the 68-year-old Ford driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. Further details were not immediately provided.
Investigators ruled out intoxication as a factor in the collision. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is encouraged to contact the authorities as soon as possible. Additional information will be released following the conclusion of the investigation.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be aware of your surroundings. Keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, or any other vehicles on the road. By staying alert and avoiding distracting activities while driving, you can reduce the chances of a serious accident.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries in a pedestrian crash, reach out to the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Law Group. With over 40 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Call our offices today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, you can also reach us through email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Untiringly, our team will fight to achieve the compensation your family deserves.