1 Dead in El Cajon Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 8 near W Main Street
EL CAJON, CA (March 15, 2023) – Monday night, a man died in a pedestrian crash on Interstate 8 near W Main Street.
The incident occurred just after 8:20 p.m. on Interstate 8 near W Main Street.
According to reports, a vehicle struck a man who walked into the path of a driver. The vehicle was attempting to change lanes when the crash happened, said CHP Public Information Officer Jared Grieshaber.
Meanwhile, the authorities declared the pedestrian dead at the scene.
Moreover, the 44-year-old male driver sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash. Thus, responders took him to Sharp Memorial Hospital, Grieshaber added.
At this time, the authorities do not suspect the driver to have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Moreover, it’s still unclear whether the pedestrian was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash.
Due to the limited information available, the CHP officials continued to investigate the crash. Also, the circumstances that led up to the crash remained unknown.
Furthermore, the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s office hasn’t disclosed the identity of the pedestrian.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our condolences to the loved ones grieving the death of the victim.
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The loss of a family member is irreversible. Thus, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
Filing a wrongful death claim after the crash on Interstate 8 near W Main Street can help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal. At the same time, ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you lost someone you love in a similar pedestrian accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. Moreover, with our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Thus, for more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.