El Cajon, CA (February 16, 2023) – A pedestrian was transported to an area hospital for the treatment of injuries following an accident that took place on Wednesday evening in El Cajon.
At approximately 6:50 p.m. on February 15, the California Highway Patrol was dispatched to a crash that occurred on Interstate 8.
Preliminary reports show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the westbound side of the interstate. The incident prompted officials to close off the roadway in the area near the on-ramp for 2nd Street.
Authorities worked to clear the scene of the accident and initiate an investigation.
The pedestrian suffered injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
California Highway Patrol remained at the scene extensively while investigating. Currently, the investigations are ongoing.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can change your life forever. Unfortunately, any type of accident has the potential to cause serious injuries to those involved. Accidents involving pedestrians, in particular, can leave victims with severe and life-altering injuries. Unfortunately, thousands of pedestrians are left with serious injuries as a result of vehicle accidents that occur in California annually.
There are many cases where these accidents are caused by negligent drivers. Leading factors in pedestrian accidents include drivers who fail to yield, drivers who are speeding, drivers who are distracted, and drivers who run red lights and intersections.
If another driver’s negligence has caused you harm, it is critically important that you seek the assistance of an El Cajon pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible. You may be able to file for compensation against the person who caused the accident to occur. Your lawyer will take an aggressive approach toward seeking the maximum compensation possible to cover your medical costs, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more. Seeking legal guidance as soon as possible after your accident will provide you with the strong best chance of having the strongest case possible to prove the damages were caused by the defendant.
At Wilshire Law Firm, our California personal injury attorneys are here to help you fight for your rights and obtain the justice and compensation that you deserve. Our extensive litigation experience gives us the knowledge and dedication to understanding accident cases and will enable us to fight hard on your behalf. Our team will do everything in our power to make sure you are able to maximize the amount of compensation you recover for the losses and damages you face. You can depend on our team to fight fearlessly to ensure you are able to hold the driver who is responsible for your accident to account. Schedule a free consultation at our California personal injury law firm today by calling 800-358-1884.