John Gabbard Fatally Struck on Ballantyne Street [El Cajon, CA]

John Gabbard Fatally Struck on Ballantyne Street [El Cajon, CA]

John Gabbard Killed in Accident Near Sandalwood Drive

El Cajon, CA (December 30, 2021) – On Tuesday, 56-year-old John Gabbard lost his life in a hit-and-run crash on Ballantyne Street.

The authorities responded to the crash scene a few minutes past 5:55 a.m. near Sandalwood Drive, between Broadway and the Interstate 8 underpass.

When they arrived, they found Gabbard unconscious with major head trauma.

The rescue team rushed Gabbard to Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego with life-threatening injuries, where he died at 11:45 a.m.

Investigators said a dark-colored truck headed to the freeway struck Gabbard he was crossing Ballantyne Street.

The truck driver immediately fled the scene after the collision.

Please call the El Cajon police at (619) 579-3311 if you have further details about this fatal incident.


Sweet Lawyers would like to express our condolences to the loved ones of John Gabbard. May you find courage during this difficult time.


Pedestrian Dies in Accident

Unfortunately, nowadays, unexpected death could just happen at any time. 

Sometimes, a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other people.

Thus, knowing that when a person dies due to another’s negligence or misconduct, the surviving family members of the deceased can sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.

Some of the situations that could result in wrongful are homicide, medical malpractice, transportation accidents, pedestrian collisions, police brutality, and any other instance caused by the wrongdoing of another person.

Moreover, when bereaved file for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are taken into consideration. These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, emotional distress, loss of income, loss of companionship, and much more.

Our litigators here at Sweet Lawyers would love to tell you more about a possible wrongful death case. Reach out to us at (800) 674 7852.

When you hire us, we guarantee that our lawyers will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. Indeed, they will speak to witnesses, analyze evidence, and obtain important data that will help your case.

Our litigators will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable for their failure to follow traffic laws, resulting in the untimely death of your loved one. 

You can call us any time of the day, and any day of the week.

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