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Pedestrian runs into street, is hit and injured by car

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SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian received multiple injuries after he ran into a street in a San Diego neighborhood and was hit by a sedan late last night, according to the Times of San Diego.

The 24-year-old male victim was struck by a 2020 Ford Fusion before midnight on Saturday after he “darted” into an intersection between Grand Avenue and Fanuel Street in the Pacific Beach neighborhood.

Police determined that the 25-year-old driver of the Fusion was sober at the time.

The pedestrian’s injuries include several bone fractures and chest injuries. However, these are not severe or life-threatening, according to officials quoted in the report.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Chula Vista – Fatal Pedestrian Incident

A pedestrian was killed in an accident in Chula Vista early Sunday evening.

At around 6:30 p.m., authorities received reports of a crash in the vicinity of 600 Anita Street. Emergency teams dispatched to the area discovered a 68-year-old woman who was critically injured after she was struck by a Chevrolet 3500 van. The victim was quickly tended to by paramedics and transported to UC San Diego Medical Center where she was eventually pronounced dead. The driver of the striking vehicle immediately stopped and has cooperated with authorities. There is currently no indication that DUI was involved in the crash. Officials have withheld the identity of the victim pending notification of next-of-kin. They are expected to release more info when appropriate.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

San Diego – Fatal Pedestrian Crash

A pedestrian was killed in an intersection crash in San Diego Thursday morning.

The intersection of Otay Mesa and Cactus Roads were blocked off a few minutes past 9:00 a.m. following a crash in the area. According to officials, a 21-year-old female pedestrian was struck and killed by a passing vehicle whose driver then fled the site. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are currently looking for the hit-and-run suspect and have identified the striking vehicle as a silver or light-colored Nissan Altima that should have front-end damage incurred in the crash. Witnesses are encouraged to come forward and assist with the investigation.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Chilcoot, CA- Roadwork Flagger And Driver Injured In Highway 70 DUI Crash

A California roadwork flagger sustained major injuries and a driver was also injured in a suspected DUI crash in cone zone Monday night, July 8, 2019, in Chilcoot, CA. According to the California Highway Patrol, a few minutes before 8 pm, Eugene Hill Of Palmdale, CA, was headed west on Highway 70 in a Toyota Tundra, approaching a roadwork area. A flagger was then holding a stop sign at the time and the driver of a Nissan Rogue was stopping at that sign. According to CHP, Hill struck the Nissan at high-speed, and the Nissan hit the flagger, who was then thrown into the air, landing in a ditch. He sustained major injuries from the accident. The Nissan also landed in a ditch. Its driver was reportedly sustained moderate to serious injuries. The Toyota also overturned. Its driver, Hill, was arrested under the suspicion of felony DUI and was booked into the Plumas County jail. Hill only sustained minor injuries.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at 619-717-8607 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Pedestrian Killed By Swerving Truck in Riverside

A woman was struck and killed in a severe pedestrian wreck that occurred on February 24, 2012, around 12:29p.m. on Arlington Avenue, west of Fairhaven Drive in the far western end of the city. According to Lt. Eric Charrette, a black pickup crossed the double-yellow line, causing the driver of another truck to veer off the road to avoid the collision. Unfortunately, the driver instead ran into a female pedestrian walking east along the south edge of the street.

Paramedics responding to this serious car wreck treated the victim at the scene and later transported her to Riverside Community Hospital, where she died of her injuries. Read the rest »

Elderly Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Ventura County Car Crash

81-year-old Barbara Fritschel was struck and injured in a serious pedestrian wreck that occurred on February 21, 2012, around 8:30 a.m. on a Thousand Oaks sidewalk. According to the authorities, Fritschel and 79-year-old Martha Bielke were walking on a sidewalk in the 1400 block of Calle de Oro. Both of them stumbled and fell while trying to move out of the path of a motorist backing out of a driveway.

The driver, 63-year-old Marsha Mann, did not see the pair and continued backing up. He drove over Fritschel. Immediately afterward, Mann stopped at the accident to call for help. Fritschel was treated at the scene and was later transported to Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center. She is in stable condition but remained in intensive care. Bielke suffered minor injuries and was treated at the accident scene. Read the rest »

San Diego Car Crash Injures Child

A boy was struck in a severe car crash that occurred in February 20, 2012, around 5 p.m. in Sunset Cliffs in Point Loma. According to the police, the child was struck and injured at the intersection of Cordova Street and Ladera Street.

The young boy suffered a broken leg in this serious car accident. Medics responding to this severe pedestrian crash immediately transported the injured boy to Rady Children’s Hospital for medical treatment. Read the rest »

Pedestrian Struck By Postal Van in San Diego

A 58-year-old pedestrian was struck and injured by a westbound postal truck on January 9, 2012, around 3:45 p.m. on Gramercy Drive at Sandrock Road in Serra Mesa. According to San Diego police, the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by the postal vehicle.

The victim suffered a broken leg, bleeding in the brain, and severe shoulder injury in this serious pedestrian accident. The victim was immediately transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Read the rest »

Driver Flees After Hitting Pedestrian in Moreno Valley

A 62-year-old woman sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run car crash that occurred on January 4, 2012, around 6:15 p.m. at Heacock Street and Kernwood Drive. According to Riverside County sheriff’s officials, the victim was crossing a street in Moreno Valley when she was struck by a northbound dark-colored mid-1990s Honda two-door car with a black hood.

The victim suffered severe head injuries and broken bones and was immediately transported to Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley for medical treatment. From the present information, it is evident that the negligent driving and irresponsible actions of the motorist led to this serious car accident. Read the rest »

Pregnant Woman Struck by Taxi in San Ysidro, Lost Unborn Baby

A 28-year-old pregnant woman was struck by a taxi at 4800 Camino De La Plaza on January 3, 2012, around 7:30 p.m. in San Ysidro. According to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros, woman was crossing the street (not in a crosswalk) when a westbound taxi hit the in the roadway.

The woman was seven months pregnant and lost her unborn child in this tragic pedestrian crash. The pedestrian also suffered severe head trauma and was immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Traffic Division is investigating the incident. If the motorist is determined to have been at fault in this case, then he could be held responsible for this car accident that killed an unborn child and injured a pedestrian. Read the rest »

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