Man Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Pedestrian Accident on I-5
San Diego, CA (July 8, 2022) On Friday morning, a male pedestrian was fatally struck in a vehicle collision on Interstate 5.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the pedestrian accident happened around 2 a.m. between San Diego’s Mission Bay and Bay Park neighborhoods.
Reports say that the man was walking in the northbound lanes of the interstate between Sea World Drive and Clairemont Drive when a vehicle struck him.
Moreover, officials say that a 27-year-old man from San Diego driving a Hyundai sedan hit the pedestrian. The driver stayed at the scene.
Authorities are investigating the incident and have not released additional information at this time.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences to the victim’s family. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
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Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence much like in the pedestrian accident on I-5.
Additionally, that is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are those who are related to or depend financially on the person that died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses;
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
- Children of the deceased;
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased;
- Personal representatives.
- These people can differ from state to state.
Reach out to our wrongful death lawyers if a loved one died in an incident similar to the Interstate 5 vehicle collision. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.
Furthermore, with 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.
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