Two Struck and Injured by Vehicle on National Avenue
San Diego, CA (July 15, 2021) – On Wednesday, a 59-year-old woman and a man suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on National Avenue.
The accident happened at 9:20 p.m. near South 43rd Street.
The victims were crossing the a crosswalk a hit by a 2016 Jeep SUV hit them.
Unfortunately, the woman suffered major injuries including a fractured skull and brain bleed. Rescuers took her to a hospital for treatment.
On the other hand, man sustained minor injuries and..
Meanwhile, the remained stopped at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.Don’t speed, follow the speed limit and never use your phone; always be cautious of your surroundings.
How To Get Away From Pedestrian Accidents
In today’s current state of affairs, more individuals are walking as a new way to escape home for a while.
As a result, pedestrian accidents have also spiked in popularity, so has the risk of pedestrian accidents.
Pedestrian accidents are incidents in which someone walking or crossing a road is injured by a vehicle striking them.
A common cause of these unfortunate incidents includes drivers speeding. Motorists who speed do not have enough reaction time to stop or yield for pedestrians who have the right of way. Especially now, with roadways emptier than ever across the world, drivers disobeying the speed limit is at an all-time high. Thus, pedestrian safety is at an all-time low.
Meanwhile, here are some things that we can do to avoid such accidents.
– Avoid dangerous behaviors: always walk on the sidewalk (no jaywalking), stay sober, and make eye contact with drivers, don’t assume the driver can see you.
– Look before you step: cross streets at marked crosswalks/intersections, obey traffic signals, and watch for turning vehicles.
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