Pedestrian Killed in San Jose Car Accident
SAN JOSE, Calif. (September 6, 2018) – Christopher Rose, 32, died Wednesday night in a pedestrian accident in the 10400 block of San Jose Boulevard, according to ABC News.
The crash took place about 10:36 p.m. near Oak Bluff Lane. The report did not provide details about what happened, but the location shows crosswalks in all directions controlled by traffic lights.
The driver involved reportedly stopped and is cooperating with the investigation. There were no other injuries reported.
San Jose Accident Investigation
A full investigation into what caused this collision is underway. There are certainly many unanswered questions such as whether or not a mechanical problem, a dangerous road condition or driver error caused this accident. Police will also look into whether speed or alcohol were factors. We do not know at this time if the pedestrian was in a crosswalk or who had the right-of-way, however, under California law a driver must always yield to a pedestrian.
We extend our sincere condolences to the family of Christopher Rose, 32.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. If injuries are involved, it’s important to get medical help right away to document your injuries and ensure the best possible recovery. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members.
We hope you are able to get the help you need and justice, but if not call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
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