Pedestrian accidents are a serious problem throughout the United States. These type of accidents are most prevalent during morning and afternoon peak periods, when the traffic levels are highest.
In recent San Diego pedestrian accident news, a man was killed when he was attempting to cross the freeway near San Diego State University in the early morning hours. It is not known why the man — who has yet to be identified — was crossing the freeway but the driver told officers that he saw the pedestrian at the last second and that he appeared to be looking down at a cell phone.
Our San Diego pedestrian accident lawyers know that the shocking news is that pedestrian accidents like this happen every day, usually when you least expect them. While speeding and alcohol were not the cause of this particular accident, these two reckless driving habits are the top causes of pedestrian accidents each year.
If you do get hit by a car, you may suffer bruises, broken bones, a traumatic brain injury or even wrongful death. As a pedestrian, you should always be aware of your surroundings and know you can be hit at anytime by an automobile.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a pedestrian accident, hiring an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer can help ease any pain and suffering you may be going through and help you find a way to pay your medical bills.
Call us now at 1-858-551-2090 or click here for a free consultation with an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer to find out how we may help you. We look forward to providing good advice to help you make smart decisions about your case in either English or Spanish. No fee if no recovery.
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Michael Pines is a former insurance company attorney who graduated from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in 1987. While he was an insurance attorney, he learned from behind the scenes how insurance companies work and how they decide how much to pay injured people. Now that he works against insurance companies, Michael’s inside knowledge has resulted in significant benefits to his clients injured in car accidents. Learn more about Michael Pines