1 Dead in Lancaster DUI Crash on Challenger Way
LANCASTER, CA (July 7, 2020) – Friday night, a woman died in a pedestrian crash on Challenger Way in Lancaster.
According to the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station, the crash occurred on July 3rd at about 9:17 p.m. It took place on Challenger Way south of Avenue J.
“Preliminary investigation indicates a female adult pedestrian was in the No. 1 northbound lane of Challenger Way just south of Avenue J, outside of a crosswalk, and was struck by a black Chevrolet Malibu. The pedestrian was fatally injured as a result of the collision,” the news release revealed.
At this time, the authorities withhold the identity of the deceased due to pending family notification.
“The driver of the Chevrolet Malibu remained at the scene and was later arrested for felony driving under the influence and felony child endangerment,” the authorities said.
Furthermore, they did not release the identity of the pregnant driver.
The authorities continue to investigate the fatal crash. Moreover, they encourage anyone with information about the crash to call traffic investigators at the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station at 661-948-8466.
We send our sympathies to the family and friends of the victim in this fatal crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California
As roadways continue to clear and taking walks outside rises in popularity, more pedestrians become vulnerable to traffic accidents.
Pedestrian accidents are incidents in which someone walking or crossing a road is injured by a vehicle striking them.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Furthermore, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances and street corners.
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