A pedestrian was walking in the area and was fatally struck by a Volvo SUV

Salinas Pedestrian Accident
1 Killed in Salinas Pedestrian Accident on Highway 101 near Boronda Road

Salinas, Calif. – A pedestrian died after being struck by a car on Friday night in Salinas, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on Highway 101 near Boronda Road at around 10:54 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

A pedestrian was walking in the area and was struck by a Volvo SUV in unclear circumstances.

The unidentified pedestrian was killed in the accident.

The name of the deceased person was not immediately disclosed.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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What To Do Immediately After A Car Accident

The aftermath of a car accident can be a traumatizing and disorienting experience. It is therefore important to stay calm and prioritize your safety and that of those involved in the crash. Below is a step-by-step guide on what to do to navigate the aftermath of a crash and protect your interests.

  1. Stay calm and check on injuries. – Calmly assess yourself for injuries before making sure everyone else is okay.
  2. Prioritize safety – Move your vehicle to a safe location and activate the hazard lights to alert other drivers. Exit the vehicle to avoid the risk of secondary collisions.
  3. Contact the police and emergency services – Call the police as soon as possible and ask for an ambulance if anyone has been injured. The police will document the incident and prepare a report of the incident.
  4. Exchange information – Exchange contact and insurance information with all the involved parties. If there are witnesses, try to get their contact information as well.
  5. Document the accident- Take photos of the accident scene, including the damage to vehicles, license plates, and the surrounding area. Keep copies of the police report, medical bills, injury treatment plans, and any other documents related to the accident.
  6. Do not admit fault – Provide accurate information to the police and don’t talk with the other parties’ insurance companies before speaking to your attorney. Also, avoid signing any documents without a clear understanding of their implications.
  7. Contact your insurance company – Notify your insurance company as soon as possible and provide them with accurate information about the accident.
  8. Seek medical treatment – It is advisable to seek medical attention regardless of the severity of your injuries since some injuries may not be immediately apparent.
  9. Call a car accident lawyer – A personal injury attorney will help you understand your legal options and assist you in filing a personal injury claim if necessary.