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San Diego, CA (November 16, 2019) – Authorities were on the scene of a crash involving a pedestrian in San Diego. The accident happened on Friday, November 15th around 10:35 p.m.
Police responded to the intersection of Market and Denby Streets following reports of the crash. According to reports, 26-year-old Ruth James of San Diego was crossing Market Street when she was struck by a 2015 Honda Accord. James was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision. An ambulance arrived on the scene and James was transported to a nearby hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Following an investigation, authorities arrested the 40-year-old driver of the Honda and charged her with DUI. No other injuries were reported in the crash and no further details are available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim at this time. We hope for her complete recovery.
Each year in California there are thousands of people who sustain injuries in a pedestrian accident. Pedestrians are very vulnerable to death and serious injury when they are hit by vehicles. A large number of accidents involving pedestrians are caused by the negligence of motorists on our roadways. This includes drivers who fail to stop at stop signs and crosswalks, and also engage in other negligent driving behaviors such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In this crash, it appears unfortunately as though alcohol may have played a role in the injuries suffered by the pedestrian.
When you have been injured in a California pedestrian crash, it is important to obtain quality legal representation as soon as possible. At The May Firm, our California pedestrian accident lawyers understand these complex cases and we can help you fight for the compensation to which you are entitled. We have the skills, experience, and proven results to obtain the settlement you need during this tough time.
Our team is here for you at any time. For your free consultation and case evaluations, please feel free to 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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