INDIO, CALIFORNIA (January 4, 2017) – A pedestrian was killed on Wednesday afternoon on the 10 Freeway near Jackson Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:33 pm on the eastbound side of the 10 Freeway, near Jackson Street. A pedestrian identified only as a female, was struck by multiple cars.
The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel. The investigation is ongoing, and reports are limited at this time. The pedestrian appeared to have been struck by multiple vehicles, and was also reportedly seen on the Jackson Street bridge prior to the accident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
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 Indio, Coachella, Los Angeles, 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.