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Hesperia, CA (November 17, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Hesperia on Saturday, November 16th. The incident occurred around 1:50 a.m. at the intersections of Main Street and Seventh Avenue.
Police say that J.T. Brackins, 27, was crossing the road when he was struck by a vehicle in the intersection. Brackins was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash as a result of his injuries. The driver of the vehicle that hit Brackins remained at the scene and cooperated with the authorities’ investigation. Officers have not identified the driver at this time.
It is unclear what caused the crash to occur, however, at this time, it is not believed that either alcohol or drugs played a role. An investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim’s family at this time
There are nearly 1,000 deaths reported every year in California as a result of crashes involving pedestrians. In addition to this number, far more will sustain some type of injuries when they are struck by vehicles in our state. California remains one of the most dangerous places in the nation for pedestrians. With a high population and high traffic volume, pedestrians must always be wary of the risks that they face on our streets and highways.
When a pedestrian crash occurs, it is important to determine who is at fault. Police will conduct a complete investigation into the crash and the surrounding circumstances in order to determine who should be held legally responsible. If the driver was negligent in causing the crash, they may face both civil as well as criminal responsibility for their actions.
The team at The May Firm is here for you when you or a loved one have been involved in a California pedestrian crash. We understand what it takes to get the compensation you deserve during this difficult time. For your free consultation, please give us a call at (844) 629-3476.
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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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