Lake Elsinore, CA (October 20, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Lake Elsinore on Saturday, October 19th. Authorities responded to the crash scene around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Joy Street.

According to reports, the pedestrian was crossing the road when they were struck by a vehicle. Authorities arrived on the scene and pronounced the pedestrian dead as a result of their injuries.

The name of the pedestrian has not been released at this time. It is not clear whether the crash took place in a crosswalk or another marked area. No further details have been released.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the crash.

We offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal California Pedestrian Accidents

More than 800 people will lose their lives in California pedestrian accidents this year. The number of fatal crashes involving pedestrians has continued to climb year after year and is still on the rise. This represents an unfortunate disturbing trend in our state and underscores the fact that pedestrians are at serious risk of being hurt or killed when they have been involved in a pedestrian crash.

If you or a loved one have experienced injuries in a pedestrian accident in our state, you should turn to an experienced California pedestrian accident lawyer for help. At The May Firm, we know what it takes to assist you during this difficult time. Our attorneys understand how serious pedestrian accidents can be and we will fight to obtain full compensation as you work through the aftermath of the crash.

We are standing by now to take your call and we offer free consultations to all potential clients. To speak with us at any time, please contact us at (844) 629-3476.

Note: The May Firm has created these posts solely using secondary sources. It is to be used independently by The May Firm.  The information contained in these posts has not been verified by our firm.  Please contact our firm as soon as possible, if any information appears to be inaccurate.  We will immediately make the necessary corrections.

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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