- April 8, 2022
- Barnes Admin
San Diego, CA – A woman was hit by an SUV after stepping out of her Uber rideshare on Thursday, April 7, 2022, around 9 p.m. According to police, the Uber driver stopped his car in the westbound No. 2 Lane at 500 Market Street. When the woman exited the Uber, she was struck by a Chevrolet Suburban pulling away from the curb.
The woman was transported to an area hospital to treat her injuries, including a leg fracture. The crash is being investigated by the San Diego Police Traffic Division.
Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of pedestrian accidents. In any pedestrian accident, those injured should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Video from the bank, office buildings, or apartment buildings on this road
- Police accident report
- Driver accident history
- Vehicle accident history
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Inspection of the intersection
- Evaluation if roadway is striped per code
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Vehicle blind spots
- Driving records
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents and have found some common causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
Our trusted and experienced pedestrian accident attorneys have helped thousands of people injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. 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.
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Location of Crash – 500 Market Street