SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (December 22, 2016) – A pedestrian was struck by a big rig and killed on Thursday morning on the 905 Freeway near the La Media Road exit. (map)
The accident happened around 5:44 am on the eastbound side of the 905 Freeway near the La Media Road exit. A woman driving a white pickup truck struck the guardrail for unknown reasons. She then exited her vehicle and was walking near the off-ramp when she was struck by a semi-truck driver.
The woman was tragically pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident. The driver of the semi-truck fled the scene immediately after the accident. The investigation is ongoing at this time and anyone with information is asked to contact the CHP.
“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 San Diego, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, 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.