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Adelanto, CA (October 21, 2019) – Early on Monday morning, October 21st, police responded to a fatal auto-pedestrian collision that occurred along Highway 395 in Adelanto. According to the California Highway Patrol, the victim was struck and killed by a motor vehicle just shortly before 6:00 a.m.
Authorities stated that the pedestrian was hit by an unspecified vehicle in the vicinity of Trenton Road. Law enforcement arrived along with paramedics and closed down both the north and southbound lanes of the highway.
The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. An investigation into the events that led to this incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
California saw the 15th highest rate of fatal pedestrian accidents between January and June of 2017 with an estimated 352 deaths during that time. These unfortunate statistics are often due to the complete vulnerability of the victim at the time of impact, which leaves pedestrians at a higher risk of suffering serious or even fatal injuries.
Deadly accidents can occur at any time, resulting in not only the pain and suffering of losing a family member but the burden of extremely high expenses as well. While it may be difficult, it is terribly important for bereaved family members to understand that they may likely have substantial rights at this time.
At The May Firm, our accident attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal drivers accountable for the devastation they cause. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident because of a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent driver, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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Disclaimer: Our firm is providing this post for general information and to help the public avoid similar situations, but also prepare them should they find themselves a victim. We strive to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of California. Victims should seek assistance from legal or medical professionals and not view this post as any type of legal or medical advice. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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