“Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Fatality”
CONCORD, CALIFORNIA (February 10, 2017) – A 51-year-old man died in a pedestrian versus vehicle crash on Monument Boulevard between Reganti Drive and Eureka Lane on Friday at approximately 3:45 a.m., according to police officials. (map)
The accident occurred when the driver of a van, traveling westbound on Monument Boulevard, collided with the pedestrian crossing Monument Boulevard, between Reganti Drive and Eureka Lane. Sadly, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 43-year-old driver of the van is a delivery carrier for The Bay Area News Group and remained at the scene. Police officials concluded that drugs and/or alcohol do not appear to be factors in the deadly collision.
“The conventional wisdom is that the pedestrian always has the right of way. This is not always the case and creates a dangerous situation. Many pedestrian deaths and injuries can be avoided by both drivers and pedestrians being alert and cautious,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Concord, Walnut, Berkeley and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.