Man Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Broadway and First Street in El Cajon
El Cajon, California (May 20, 2020) – A man died after beings struck by a car as he rode a wheelchair in El Cajon on Tuesday night.
The accident happened at about 8:40 p.m. May 19, in the area of Broadway and First Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.
An elderly man is reported to have been struck by a car in unclear circumstances.
The unidentified man was treated at the scene before being taken to the hospital for treatment.
Sadly, the man succumbed to his injuries.
No additional information about the pedestrian accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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