Riverside, CA – Pedestrian Hit & Killed on 15 Fwy near 2nd St

Riverside, CA (October 31, 2019) – Early Thursday morning, October 31st, a fatal pedestrian accident was reported to have taken place along the Interstate 15 Freeway. The deadly collision happened at approximately 2:13 a.m., in the vicinity of 2nd Street in Riverside.

According to the California Highway Patrol, an unidentified pedestrian was walking alongside the freeway when they were struck by a silver Honda Civic in the southbound lanes. First responders were dispatched to the crash site where they found the victim down in the roadway.

The victim was pronounced deceased a short time later but authorities have not released any further information. The events that led to this incident are being investigated.

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

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in California

According to authorities, California was found to have the 15th highest rate of deadly pedestrian collisions throughout the country. These statistics were reported for just the first six months of 2017 after nearly 352 people were fatally struck in accidents with motor vehicles during that time. Pedestrians are at a considerable risk of enduring catastrophic or fatal injuries during a California pedestrian accident.

Victims and their loved ones are commonly left with significant pain and suffering, as well as the overwhelming difficulty of covering terribly high costs. Following such an unexpected accident, especially one caused by a reckless or otherwise negligent motorist, it becomes essential to understand that you may likely have significant rights to follow.

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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