Woman Seriously Injured in South Bay Accident on Palm Avenue
SAN DIEGO (September 26, 2018) – A pedestrian was seriously injured after a traffic accident along Palm Avenue in South Bay Wednesday, according to San Diego Union Tribune.
The collision took place just after 5 a.m. in the Egger Highlands neighborhood, west of Saturn Boulevard.
As per the article, San Diego police said a female pedestrian was walking south across Palm Avenue when she was struck by a Ford Edge.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in San Diego’s Egger Highlands
The woman was reportedly in the far left of Palm Avenue’s three westbound lanes when she was hit. Palm Avenue is also known as Highway 75.
Police affirmed the victim was then transported to a hospital with major but non-life-threatening injuries. Her name and condition at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the 28-year-old man driving the Ford SUV was unharmed in the incident. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.
San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer
In this case, authorities will continue to investigate the incident, and will determine the speed of the driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the Ford SUV, and whether or not the motorist was distracted or reckless at the time. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the car, such as point of impact, its final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
The female pedestrian will possess the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost income, and pain and suffering.
Give us a call at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced San Diego personal injury lawyer for a free case consultation.
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