Chula Vista Fatal Pedestrian Accident 5 Freeway
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (August 30, 2018) — Bryce Alan Bussell, 22, was struck and killed early Thursday morning as he allegedly stood in the freeway “looking up at the sky,” according to a California Highway Patrol report.
The CHP reported at 3:58 a.m. that a driver of a grey Nissan Frontier pickup truck struck the man in in the northbound No. 3 lane. The driver pulled over and stopped after the collision.
Police closed down a portion of the roadway to investigate the pedestrian fatality.
As police piece together evidence at the scene and speak with any witnesses, they will determine fault and liability.
San Diego County Crash Investigation
A full investigation into what caused this fatal crash is underway. Police will attempt to confirm the pickup truck driver’s account of what happened with witness statements and evidence at the scene.
We extend our heartfelt prayers to the family of the young man who died.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision, but if you were injured the first step should be to obtain medical help. A police report will be necessary to file an insurance claim against the at-fault driver who caused the collision. However, it’s important to note that many insurance companies will fight these claims or offer far less than a person is owed.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if not call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
Johnson Attorneys Group is a proud, long-time supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
ORIGINAL CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00107 Type: Fatality Location: I5 N / PALOMAR SO Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 32.602543 -117.089614
5:47 AM 27  ^NRC ENV HAZMAT HAS A 45 MIN ETA
5:45 AM 26  VEH VS PED 1144 NO 180S
5:30 AM 25  ^DAVID W/NRC ENV GETTING CREW TOGETHER
5:25 AM 24  #4 LN CLSD FROM MAIN TO PALOMAR
5:24 AM 23  ^SIGN TRK 744-3 RE-POSITIONING
5:23 AM 22  ^PATRIOT ENV NOT AVAIL, 1039 NCR ENV, WAITING FOR CALL BACK
5:20 AM 21  87-S13 SIG ALERT STILL IN EFFECT FOR APPROX ONE MORE HOUR
5:06 AM 20  [Notification] [CHP]-PER 87-S13; ISSUE SIGALERT, NB 5 JSO PALOMAR, #4 LN [RIGHT LN], PALOMAR OFF-RAMP, AND MAIN ST ON-RAMP TO NB 5 CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE [Shared]
5:05 AM 19  1039 PATRIOT ENVIRONMENTAL
5:04 AM 18  P3 BREAK RELEASED
4:59 AM 17  P3 BREAK STARTED JNO CORONADO AV
4:53 AM 16  87-S5 S5 NEED P3 TO RUN A BREAK , P3 ENRT FRM NB 5 / 54
4:43 AM 15  CT 744-3 ADV MAIN ST ONR CLSD
4:38 AM 14  CT 744-3 ADV 97 ON NB 5 JSO PALOMAR ON RHS WITH SIGN // RIGHT LANE// CLOSED AHEAD// PREPARE TO STOP
4:22 AM 13  [Rotation Request Comment] XX 1039 QUALITY TOW 619-696-0997 XX
4:22 AM 12  C87-001C 1185 FOR FRONT WITH FRONT END DAMAGE
4:19 AM 11  1039 CT/744 GETTING UNITS TOGETHER AND WILL BE FROM THE CHULA VISTA YARD
4:17 AM 10  1C; #1 #2 AND #3 OPEN NOW, SLOW LN AND OFR CLOSED
4:14 AM 9  87-1C HAVE THE SLOW LN AND OFR TO PALOMAR CLOSED FOR A FEW
4:13 AM 8  [Notification] [CHP]-CT COPIES ADV IF CT WILL BE NEEDED FOR A LONG TERM CLOSURE [Shared]
4:12 AM 7  1039 PSDS HERRERA
4:09 AM 6  RP IN A GRY NISS FRONTIER PULLED OVER IN GP
4:08 AM 5  C87-001C 97 WITH A BREAK NB JNO PALM
4:04 AM 4  1039 MCC LINE 8
4:03 AM 3  1039 MCC
3:59 AM 2  WAS STANDING IN THE #3 LN
3:58 AM 1  MALE STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FRWY LNS JUST LOOKING UP AT THE SKY
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