70-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Accident on South Main Street
Yreka, CA (January 23, 2021) – On Thursday, a 70-year-old Yreka resident died in a deadly pedestrian accident on South Main Street.
Officers responded to the accident scene before 6:30 p.m. near the Valero gas station.
When authorities arrived, they pronounced the person dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the driver of the involved vehicle is a 43-year-old Siskiyou County woman. She did not incur injuries from the accident.
Apparently, the pedestrian crossed the street outside of a crosswalk, and directly into the path of the vehicle driven at approximately 35 miles per hour.
Moreover, the Yreka Police Department investigates this accident while the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office handles the coroner’s case.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in California
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Moreover, 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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