Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident on East Vista Way Thursday
VISTA (July 19, 2018) – A fatal pedestrian accident took place along East Vista Way near a shopping center on Thursday night, according to San Diego Union-Tribune and CBS San Diego.
The collision was reported at approximately 8:50 p.m. near the Albertsons store, just north of Foothill and East Bobier drives.
As per the reports, San Diego County sheriff’s office said a female pedestrian was walking in the southbound lane of the 1400 block of East Vista Way when she was struck by a vehicle.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Vista Way, July 19
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, officials affirmed that the driver of the car involved stopped and cooperated with the authorities following the crash. California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert, causing the intersection of East Vista Way and Palomar Place to briefly close.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the family members and friends of the deceased during such a difficult time.
San Diego County Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of both the vehicle and the pedestrian victim, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the deadly accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not the driver was under the influence at the time of the crash, whether or not the motorist was distracted, operating the car recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
The surviving family of the woman may have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit pending the result of the investigation.
The claim will include a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced San Diego County wrongful death lawyer for a free consultation.
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