Woman, 32, Hit and Killed by Truck Near Deer Springs Road
ESCONDIDO (June 3, 2018) – A 32-year-old Del Mar woman was killed in a traffic collision Friday morning on the Interstate 15 Freeway, according to CBS News.
As per the article, the events leading up to the deadly crash began about 1:40 a.m. The victim was reportedly driving in a Nissan Sentra north on the interstate when, for unknown reasons, her vehicle spun out.
Officials said the Sentra came to a rest on the right shoulder of the freeway near Deer Springs Road. Then, the woman got out of her vehicle and walked into the far right lane of the interstate where he was struck by a passing Freightliner big rig and trailer.
Pedestrian Killed Friday in Escondido Accident
The collision resulted in fatal trauma to the woman who was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the name of the fatality remained undisclosed pending next of kin notification.
Meanwhile, the 49-year-old Escondido man driving the truck involved continued north until he could safely exit the freeway at Gopher Canyon Road. The man reportedly placed an emergency call shortly after the incident.
Investigators handling the case continue to work to determine the cause of the deadly accident.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the deceased as they search for peace and comfort.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions here. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
If your loved one has been involved in similar incident and you are seeking answers, contact our experienced lawyers who specialize in pedestrian accident cases. The Johnson Attorneys Group is here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call us today at 855-703-4186 for a free case evaluation.
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