Person Killed in Upland Pedestrian Accident on North Mountain Avenue near West 11th Street

Upland Pedestrian Accident
Upland, CA: Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Vehicle on North Mountain Avenue

Upland, California (August 11, 2021) – A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning in Upland, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

The fatal crash was reported at around 12:14 a.m. Sunday, August 8, on North Mountain Avenue near West 11th Street.

The pedestrian was transported by emergency responders to San Antonio Regional Hospital and was declared dead at around 12:43 a.m.

No further details about the crash were immediately provided.

The accident remains under investigation.

Notable Pedestrian Accident Statistics According to the California Office of Traffic Safety:

  • 893 pedestrians were killed, and more than 14,000 were injured on California roadways in 2018.
  • California’s pedestrian fatality is almost 25% higher than the national average.
  • California is among the leading states in pedestrian deaths.

Safety Tips for Pedestrians

  • Make yourself visible to other road users by wearing bright colored clothes, reflector jackets, or using a flashlight when walking at night.
  • Avoid distractions such as using your phone while on the streets.
  • Cross streets on marked crosswalks and obey traffic lights.
  • Always pay attention to your surroundings.
  • Be predictable by observing all traffic rules and obeying signs and signals.

Safety Tips for Drivers

  • Look out for pedestrians, particularly in hard-to-see conditions, for example, at night and in bad weather.
  • Yield and be ready to stop whenever a pedestrian has the right-of-way.
  • Be cautious when parking or backing up – pedestrians can move across your path.
  • Observe all traffic rules.

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