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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle, Killed on De Anza Drive in San Jacinto

Pedestrian Dies in San Jacinto Crash on De Anza Drive near Main Street

San Jacinto, California (May 7, 2020) – A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in San Jacinto Wednesday morning, according to a local news source.

The pedestrian was crossing De Anza Drive just west of Main Street at about 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, when they were hit by a Hyundai Elantra that was traveling southbound on De Anza Drive.

The pedestrian, whose name has not been disclosed, died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene and cooperated with the police.

Authorities asked anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them at 951-654-2702.

A person on foot is no match for a vehicle. Pedestrians have virtually no protection when they are hit by cars, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles. Sadly, this often leads to catastrophic injuries and/or death. “Due to the incredibly serious nature of these types of injuries, pedestrian accident cases often require special care in order to help ensure victims receive the full compensation they need for extensive medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, in-home care, lost past and future earnings, and numerous other economic and non-economic damages”, Said Arin Khodaverdian, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney.

Arin noted that pedestrians, in most instances, have the right-of-way when crossing a street or an intersection. According to Arin, to properly investigate a pedestrian crash and prove negligence, enough resources are required. “A skilled attorney has the resources and will help investigate the accident to determine the party at fault,” Arin said

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