1 Killed in San Luis Obispo Pedestrian Accident on Tank Farm Road near Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo, California (February 12, 2020) – One person was reportedly killed on Tuesday night after a pedestrian crash in San Luis Obispo.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Tank Farm Road, east of Higuera Street.
A while to 11:00 p.m., on February 11, police responded to call about the pedestrian versus a vehicle crash at the intersection.
When the police arrived, they pronounced the pedestrian dead as a result of the crash.
The involved driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police.
Driving under the influence was not considered to have contributed to the crash. It was believed that the dark conditions on the roadway could have been the contributing factor.
As a result of the crash, the roadway was closed for about four hours.
An investigation is underway.
A person on foot is no match for a vehicle. Pedestrians have virtually no protection when they are hit by cars, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles. Sadly, this often leads to catastrophic injuries and/or death. “Due to the incredibly serious nature of these types of injuries, pedestrian accident cases often require special care in order to help ensure victims receive the full compensation they need for extensive medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, in-home care, lost past and future earnings, and numerous other economic and non-economic damages”, Said Arin Khodaverdian, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney. Arin noted that pedestrians, in most instances, have the right-of-way when crossing a street or an intersection. According to Arin, to properly investigate a pedestrian crash and prove negligence, enough resources are required. “A skilled attorney has the resources and will help investigate the accident to determine the party at fault,” Arin said.