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San Bernardino, CA (January 5, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in San Bernardino on Friday, January 3rd. The crash happened on the 15 Freeway near Glen Helen Parkway around 9:50 p.m.
According to authorities, the pedestrian was crossing the 15 Freeway when they were struck by a car. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and pronounced the pedestrian dead as a result of their injuries. The victim has not been identified at this time. There were no other injuries reported and there is no word on whether the driver remained at the scene following the crash.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation at this time.
Our condolences go out to the victim in this fatal crash in San Bernardino.
More than 800 pedestrians will lose their lives in crashes that take place in California this year. Pedestrians are very vulnerable to death or serious injury when they are involved in crashes with vehicles in our state. Many pedestrian accidents take place on busy streets and highways and at night or during the early morning hours when visibility is lowest. Drivers often fail to see or yield to pedestrians, resulting in a collision.
Under California law, a pedestrian who suffers injuries in a crash with a vehicle may have certain important and valuable legal rights. This includes the right to recover for damages, including pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills and potentially more. A complete investigation into the crash must be undertaken in order to determine the ultimate responsibility for any injuries sustained.
The California pedestrian accident lawyers at The May Firm are here for you if you or a loved one have been injured at the hands of a negligent motorist. We offer free consultations for all potential clients. To speak with us at any time, please give us a call at (844) 629-3476.
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