Man, 46, Killed in San Bernardino Accident on Highland Avenue Saturday
SAN BERNARDINO (September 9, 2018) – A fatal pedestrian accident took place on Highland Avenue late Saturday night, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
The collision was reported at about 11:16 p.m. in the 1200 block of East Highland Avenue.
As per the statement released by the sheriff’s department, San Bernardino police said for an unknown reason a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Highland Avenue.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in San Bernardino, September 8
The victim, a 46-year-old man, succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, officials did not indicate whether or not the driver of the car involved stopped and cooperated with the authorities after hitting the man.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the family members and friends of the deceased 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 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 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 in 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 Bernardino wrongful death lawyer for a free consultation.
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