Tyler Swanson, 30, Victim in Pedestrian Accident
DATE OF COLLISION: Sunday, September 16th
September 19, 2018- According to KION News, Tyler Swanson, 30, has been identified as the man fatally injured following a pedestrian accident over the weekend on Sunday night.
Authorities report that Swanson had been walking along southbound Corralitos when a female motorist erratically swerved to the right and struck the 30-year-old man.
Swanson, a resident of Corralitos and employee of Monterey Bay Catering for several years, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene upon the arrival of California Highway Patrol officials.
Woman, 27, ID’d as Driver
Meanwhile, the driver of the involved vehicle only being ID’d as a 27-year-old woman remained at the scene and was not believed to be under the influence or plaed under arrest.
No further details have been provided at this time while CHP handles the full investigation.
*We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Tyler Swanson as they search for peace and comfort.
Santa Cruz County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. It appears the driver of the involved vehicle will ultimately be held responsible for this incident. Authorities, however, will look into and investigate whether the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs? Was the motorist driving at excessive speeds or was she distracted? Was she negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
With there being negligence on behalf of the woman involved driving the vehicle, the family members of Tyler Swanson will have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in pedestrian accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If you would like to speak with our experienced wrongful death attorneys, call to request a free consultation at 855-703-4186.
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