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Spring Valley, CA (October 27, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Spring Valley on Sunday, October 27th. The crash happened on Highway 94 at the intersection of Bancroft Drive around 12:44 a.m.
According to police, the pedestrian was hit by a gray Toyota Prius. The pedestrian, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was not hurt. The crash caused Highway 94 to be closed down at Bancroft Drive.
Police are still investigating the accident and there is no further information available at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family who lost their loved one in this tragic crash.
California experiences about 700 fatal pedestrian accidents every year. Pedestrian crashes can be a life-changing experience for victims and their families. A pedestrian who is struck by a vehicle faces a very serious and high risk of debilitating injuries and even death. Some common injuries experienced by pedestrians include head trauma, broken bones, internal bleeding, and permanent disfigurement. Certainly, the consequences of a pedestrian crash can linger for months and years after the event.
Following a pedestrian accident, the police will conduct a full investigation of the scene. This involves interviewing witnesses, taking measurements and completing a crash reconstruction in order to piece together the events which led up to the crash itself. Following this reconstruction, authorities will make a determination as to who was at fault in the accident.
At The May Firm, our California pedestrian accident attorneys are here for you following a crash. We have assisted thousands of innocent victims and their families in obtaining the compensation that they need and deserve. Let us help you along your road to recovery. For your free consultation, please give us a call any time at (844) 629-3476.
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