San Diego, CA – Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Collision on Home Avenue

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San Diego, CA (March 3, 2024) – A San Diego pedestrian was injured in a crash that took place on Friday evening, March 1st. The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of Home Avenue in the Fairmont Park neighborhood.

According to the San Diego Police Department, the crash was initially heard by a citizen who went to check the scene. When the citizen arrived, they discovered a pedestrian lying in the roadway after being struck by a vehicle. The car that hit the victim fled the area immediately following the incident. Police arrived at the scene and spoke with the witness who was unable to give a description of the vehicle involved. The injured pedestrian suffered serious injuries, including a brain bleed and lacerations to his head and hand. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The victim’s identity has not been released. Police say that the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk when the crash took place.

An investigation remains ongoing at this time. There is no further information available.

We would like to offer our thoughts and well wishes to the injured victim following this pedestrian accident in San Diego. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

California Pedestrian Accidents  San Diego, CA - Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Collision on Home Avenue

Pedestrians in California are very vulnerable to being seriously hurt or killed in crashes. According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, approximately 15,000 pedestrians, on average, are injured each year on California’s roadways and nearly 1,000 more will lose their lives. California currently has a pedestrian fatality rate that is 25% higher than the national average. Many pedestrian collisions occur due to careless and reckless drivers and take place in areas such as crosswalks and marked crossing areas where pedestrians are supposed to have the right of way.

A California pedestrian crash can affect not only the victim but also their family and loved ones. In cases of serious injuries or death, families will suffer a major loss. Following these types of incidents, it is always best to seek the assistance of a skilled attorney in order to protect your legal rights.

Here at Benji Personal Injury, we know what you are experiencing during this difficult time in your life. The losses associated with a serious crash can be devastating. You could be entitled to compensation for your injuries but you should act as soon as possible because you may have a limited time to bring your claim. Before you speak with the insurance company or another third party, give us a call to see how we can help.

Our team stands ready to speak with you at any time. We will treat your case with the care and compassion that it deserves. We offer a free consultation for all potential clients and there is no fee until we have obtained a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your time to speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in San Diego, please reach out to us using our online intake form or give us a call at 866-236-5474.

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