- May 5, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Jose, CA – A pedestrian died after being pinned between a parked BMW and a reversing work truck. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the 1200 block of Lennon Way.
According to police, the man driving the work truck was backing into a driveway to unload supplies and hit a car that had stopped behind him. The driver then proceeded to hit the pedestrian, pinning him between the work truck and the parked car. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Unfortunately, over 6,500 pedestrians are killed by motor vehicles each year. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding this collision. This includes reviewing:
- Police accident report
- Blind spots on the vehicle
- Video from the truck
- Any video evidence of the crash
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Driving records
- Vehicle blind spots
- Driver overtime records
- Recent maintenance history
- Driver accident history
- Vehicle accident history
- Any testing of the driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of pedestrian accidents include:
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
- Backing up unsafely
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.
Location of Crash – 1200 Block of Lennon Way