Jogger Fatally Hit by Car in Ontario
ONTARIO (May 3, 2018) – A fatal pedestrian accident occurred in the area of Walnut Street and Campus Avenue on Thursday morning, according to The Daily Bulletin.
The collision took place just before 5:30 a.m.
As per the article, police said an Ontario man was jogging west on Walnut Street when he was struck by a vehicle. The car was headed north on Campus Avenue when it hit the jogger.
Man Killed in Accident at Walnut Street and Campus Avenue
The pedestrian succumbed to his injuries at the scene by paramedics. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved stopped and cooperated with the authorities. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ontario Police Department at 909-395-2001.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the man during such a difficult time.
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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 accident, whether or not the motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle 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 deceased man 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 wrongful death lawyer for a free consultation.
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