Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car on Santa Cruz Avenue near Mono Drive in Modesto
Modesto, California (November 9, 2023) – Authorities are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Modesto.
The auto-pedestrian accident happened shortly before 6 a.m. on 310 Santa Cruz Avenue between Mono and Tenaya Drives, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A vehicle is reported to have struck the pedestrian on the roadway in unclear circumstances.
The victim, whose identity was not immediately disclosed, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
More information about the accident was not provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Have You Lost a Loved One in a Pedestrian Accident?
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable of all road users. In the event of an auto-pedestrian accident, pedestrians are very likely to suffer serious injuries, including broken bones, head trauma, spinal cord injuries, and even death. Most pedestrian accidents are caused by:
- Drivers’ negligence
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Crossing against a traffic signal
While pedestrian accidents are unfortunately common, it can be extremely challenging to determine the at-fault party. An experienced pedestrian lawyer can help determine liability and pursue compensation on behalf of the injured pedestrian.
If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident or lost a loved one, Pacific Attorney Group will help you understand your legal rights and options. Call us today for a free and confidential consultation and we will answer all the legal questions you may have. Click to call : 866-803-6502.