Hemet Man Killed in Murrieta Pedestrian Accident on Mountain Avenue near Soboba Street
Murrieta, California (June 28, 2020) - One person was killed in an auto-pedestrian crash on Saturday evening in Murrieta, according to authorities.
At around 7:12 p.m., on June 27, the police responded to the fatal accident on Mountain Avenue near Soboba Street.
As per the officials’ report, the Hemet man was walking on the northern edge of Mountain Avenue. For unknown reasons, the man darted into the roadway and was struck by a westbound 2002 Honda Civic.
The Hemet man sustained major injuries and was transported to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Ismael Baez, 34, of San Bernardino, the Honda driver, stopped at the crash site and cooperated with the police.
Drugs or alcohol were not suspected of having played a role in the accident.
The crash remains under investigation.
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