Woman Injured in Pedestrian Accident; DUI Driver Arrested
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2018) — A pedestrian was injured Tuesday night when they were struck by a suspected DUI driver while walking near First Avenue and the on-ramp to the northbound Interstate 5 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
UPDATE: Daniel Murillo Velasquez,74, of Carlsbad was located about 11:20 p.m. the same day and arrested on DUI charges.
The crash took place about 8:45 p.m. in the Bankers Hill neighborhood.
Paramedics responded to help the injured woman, but the extent of the woman’s injuries was not known.
San Diego Accident Investigation
A full investigation into what caused this collision is underway.
We extend our prayers to the injured woman in hopes of a full recovery.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. If injuries are involved, it’s important to get medical help right away to document your injuries and ensure the best possible recovery. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if not call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
Johnson Attorneys Group is a proud, long-time supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
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