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Apple Valley, CA (November 11, 2019) – A pedestrian was confirmed to have died after suffering critical injuries in a collision with an automobile in Apple Valley. The fatal accident happened at around 11:47 p.m. on Saturday night, November 9th, on Navajo Road.
Police stated that the victim, identified only as a 67-year-old Hispanic male from Apple Valley, was attempting to walk across the street when he was struck by a minivan. Responding paramedics arrived at the scene where they pronounced the severely injured pedestrian deceased.
The operator of the minivan remained at the crash site and assisted authorities. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Nationwide statistics have found that a pedestrian is hit and killed by a vehicle approximately every two hours. Additionally, pedestrian accidents in California were also found to make up 11 percent of all vehicle-related deaths throughout the state. Such serious accidents are often due to the susceptibility of the victim at the time of an accident.
Fatal collisions can occur at any time, and they frequently result in serious pain and suffering alongside extremely high costs. Although it may be difficult, it is important for victims or bereaved loved ones to understand that they may have serious rights during such a disastrous time.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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