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85-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured in Accident on San Bruno Avenue [San Bruno, CA]

85-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured in Accident on San Bruno Avenue [San Bruno, CA]

San Bruno Avenue Accident Injures San Bruno Resident

 
San Bruno, CA (May 21, 2021) – On Wednesday, an 85-year-old San Bruno resident incurred injuries in a pedestrian accident on San Bruno Avenue.
 
Officers received the accident report at about 6:50 a.m. at the Green Avenue intersection.
 
When responders arrived, they located the unresponsive victim.
 
Right away, the San Bruno Fire Department and paramedics provided medical attention. They immediately took the victim to an area hospital.
 
Meanwhile, the involved driver, a 33-year-old Pacifica resident stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.
 
Officers do not consider drugs or alcohol as factors in the accident.
 
Furthermore, please contact San Bruno police at (650) 616-7100 or sbpdtipline@sanbruno.ca.gov. if you have further details about the incident.
 
So, as a driver, don’t speed. Always follow the speed limit and never use your phone; always be cautious of your surroundings.


Pedestrian Accidents Could Result in Injuries

 
Moreover, 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.
 
This type of accident, more often than not, can be avoided.
 
A common cause of these unfortunate incidents includes drivers speeding. Similarly, 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 accidents that could result in serious injuries.
 
– First, always 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.
 
– Then, closely look before you step: cross streets at marked crosswalks/intersections. In addition, obey traffic signals, and watch for turning vehicles.
 
Remember to hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers if you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident.
 
Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, you can contact us 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message.