1 Hurt in El Cajon Pedestrian Crash on North Second Street and East Madison Avenue
EL CAJON, CA (November 22, 2020) – Friday night, a woman suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on North Second Street and East Madison Avenue.
The incident occurred near North Second Street and East Madison. According to the El Cajon police, the woman didn’t use a crosswalk during the collision. As a result, she broke a leg but is expected to survive.
Meanwhile, the driver involved in the crash remained at the scene and has been cooperative with the investigation. At this time, the authorities do not suspect impairment as a factor in the crash.
Furthermore, the authorities diverted all southbound traffic at Second Street and Madison. Also, the northbound traffic from Main Street has been reduced to one lane during the police investigation.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. Also, you may reach us 24/7.