ENCINITAS (May 12, 2016)- According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, a 73-year-old Massachusetts woman was struck by a delivery truck Wednesday evening at the intersection of Santa Fe and Balour drives.
The collision took place at 5:40 p.m. when the delivery truck driver, a 22-year-old man, struck the victim as he admitted that he had been looking at his GPS system as he entered the intersection failing to see the woman.
The victim whose name remains undisclosed sustained major injuries including a head injury. She remains in the ICU at a trauma center in the San Diego County area.
As the incident continues to be investigated, California Highway Patrol officials confirmed that neither drugs nor alcohol were involved in the collision.
Our thoughts and prayers remain with the injured woman who has suffered injuries in this incident. We wish the victim a swift and full recovery.
If you’ve been the victim of a pedestrian accident in San Diego County, we at the Johnson Attorneys Group strongly advise you seek out an experienced personal injury lawyer who will fight for the compensation you deserve. We pledge to keep the victim’s best interests in mind and make the legal process as painless as possible for the injured and their family. Call us today for a free case consultation at 800-235-6801.
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