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Valle Vista, CA (March 1, 2020) – One person was killed in a pedestrian accident that took place in Valle Vista on Friday, March 28th. The crash was reported around 7:00 p.m. in the 4500 block of Highway 74.
The Riverside County Fire Department, along with police officers, responded to the scene. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. At this time, officials have not identified the deceased victim. No information was provided on the cause of the crash or the type of vehicle involved.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. There are no further details available at this time.
We wish to offer our condolences to the family of the victim who was killed in this crash on Highway 74 in Valle Vista.
In 2018, there were 893 pedestrian deaths reported in California. The rate of pedestrian deaths in our state is almost 25% higher than the national average. Pedestrians must always remember to utilize caution, especially when walking at night, or in poorly-lit areas.
In many California pedestrian accidents, a negligent driver is to blame for the crash. Drivers who strike pedestrians may fail to yield at a crosswalk, they may be impaired, or they may be distracted by texting or something else on their phone. Unfortunately, pedestrians have a much greater risk of being hurt when they are struck compared to those in vehicles. When a crash does occur, the injuries are normally serious and, in some cases, even fatal.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of a California pedestrian crash, securing good legal representation is the most important thing that you can do. At The May Firm, our team of experienced attorneys is here to help you recover the compensation you deserve following a crash.
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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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