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Pedestrian Killed by Suspected DUI Driver

Pedestrian Killed by Suspected DUI Driver

San Diego, CA – A pedestrian was hit by a suspected DUI Driver in a moving truck on Sunday, October 2, 2022, just before 10 p.m. The crash occurred near the 1800 block of Fifth Avenue. 

According to the San Diego Police Department, a man driving a Penske moving truck was driving at a high rate of speed, hit a parked vehicle, and then hit a pedestrian who was sitting on a curb. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is under investigation. 

Pedestrian Accidents 

Drunk drivers cause more than 17,000 deaths 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:    

  • How much the driver drank 
  • Where the driver was drinking 
  • Police accident report  
  • Phone and texting records of the driver  
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident  
  • Any video evidence of the crash  
  • Video from the truck 
  • Driver accident history 
  • Vehicle accident history 
  • Copy of company’s driver attentiveness system 
  • The route the truck was traveling 

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 
  • Speeding 
  • Aggressive driving 
  • Inexperienced driving 
  • Fatigue 
  • 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.   

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