San Diego, CA – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Sixth Ave near J St

February 18, 2023

Man holding steering wheel in car accident

San Diego, CA (February 18, 2023) – A male pedestrian was left with severe injuries after being struck by a vehicle in the San Diego area on Thursday morning, February 16.

At around 6:00 a.m., the San Diego Police Department and firefighters were called to provide assistance at the scene of an accident on Sixth Avenue.

Reports indicate that a 27-year-old man was near the Gaslamp Quarter intersection, near Sixth Avenue and J Street, when he was struck by a Jeep. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene without stopping.

The male pedestrian sustained injuries in the accident. He was provided care at the scene by responding paramedics and transported to a local hospital for further care.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in California

San Diego, CA – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Sixth Ave near J StEvery year, hundreds of thousands of motor vehicle accidents are reported in the state of California. These accidents often result in severe injuries for those involved. When pedestrians are involved in crashes, the chances of significant injuries are drastically increased. We see countless pedestrians hospitalized with severe trauma to the head, broken bones, and even internal organ injuries after their accidents. Due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection during accidents, they are likely to suffer injuries that impact their lives forever.

After being injured in a pedestrian accident, you may be able to take legal action against a responsible party. A San Diego pedestrian accident lawyer can help you seek maximum compensation for the damages and losses you face.

Following your crash, you may be able to seek financial compensation for:

  • The wages that you have lost due to taking time off work to recover.
  • Lost earning capacity if you have been rendered permanently disabled from your injuries.
  • The cost of long-term care for treating your injuries related to therapy, rehab, and other expenses.
  • Cost of medical treatment that you require for your injuries.
  • Pain and suffering that you have experienced.
  • And more.

It is critically important that you seek legal representation following your accident to provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice. Your attorney will be able to start working on your case immediately to gather evidence and fight for fair compensation.

Hiring an experienced personal injury attorney from Wilshire Law Firm can be a smart choice for anyone who has sustained injuries due to someone else’s negligence. Our team of attorneys has experience in recovering more than $1 billion in compensation for our clients, so you can rest assured that you will receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. Contact us today by calling 800-358-1884 and schedule your free consultation with one of our lawyers at our California personal injury law office to get started on your case as soon as possible.