1 Killed in San Diego Pedestrian Crash on Fifth Avenue near Elm Street
SAN DIEGO, CA (October 4, 2022) – Sunday night, a pedestrian died in an accident on Fifth Avenue near Elm Street.
According to the San Diego Police, the incident happened at around 10:00 p.m. Also, the collision occurred on Fifth Avenue near Elm Street.
Reports revealed that a northbound Penske truck veered to the right for still unknown reasons and swiped a parked vehicle. Then, the truck continued driving and went over a raised buffer curb. Then, it struck a male pedestrian who was sitting there. Also, the truck continued traveling after hitting the pedestrian and then struck a building on the east side of Fifth Avenue.
Moreover, responders confirmed that the pedestrian died in the incident. Then, paramedics transported the truck driver to a hospital with facial injuries.
Furthermore, authorities believe that alcohol played a role in the incident.
Meanwhile, the deadly crash remained under investigation.
Sweet Lawyers sends our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
Moving Forward After the Crash in San Diego
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 accident on Fifth Avenue near Elm Street will 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. Moreover, 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.