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Imperial Beach, CA (January 11, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Imperial Beach on Friday, January 10th. The crash was reported just after 12:00 p.m. at the intersection of 9th Street and Ebony Avenue.
According to police, a man was walking across 9th Street when he was hit by a northbound vehicle driven by an 84-year-old woman. The pedestrian, who has not been identified, sustained injuries and was transported to a local area hospital.
The victim later succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as a man in his 70s but his name has not been released at this time. No other injuries were reported.
An investigation is ongoing and it is not clear whether charges will be filed.
Our condolences are with the victim’s family.
Deadly crashes involving pedestrians take place every day in California. In fact, our state routinely ranks as the most dangerous place in the country for pedestrians in terms of the number of fatal pedestrian incidents that are reported.
Pedestrians are almost always at risk of being hurt in a crash any time they are on the roadways. A pedestrian crash can have many causes. Some of these causes relate to driver negligence and include: failing to stop at crosswalks or crossing area, failing to yield, distracted driving, impaired driving, and more. When a pedestrian is injured or killed in a crash, a team of accident reconstructionists will take a careful look at the incident and attempt to determine who is at fault.
The California pedestrian accident lawyers at The May Firm are here for you if you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash. We understand how serious these incidents are and we will ensure that your legal rights are protected. Give us a call any time at (844) 629-3476 for your free consultation.
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