Desert Hot Springs, CA – One Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Palm Drive and Buena Vista Avenue
Desert Hot Springs, CA (July 21, 2018) – A local and reliable news source in Desert Hot Springs reported a female pedestrian who was killed in a fatal accident after she was struck by a vehicle on Friday night in the vicinity of Palm Drive and Buena Vista Avenue. The deadly accident reportedly took place at approximately 8:15 p.m.
According to a report filed by the Desert Hot Springs Police Department, the pedestrian was hit by a motorist close to the intersection of Palm Drive and Buena Vista Avenue. Emergency responders were on the scene promptly in an effort to assist the victim. Unfortunately, the woman was unable to be saved and was pronounced dead on the scene. It was confirmed that the driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
The name of the victim has not been released at this time, and there was no more information made available in regards to the events that led to the accident. Authorities are currently leading an investigation into all aspects of this accident in order to establish liability.
We would like to extend our most heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences to the family members of the victim and anyone else who may have been affected by this incident.
California Pedestrian Accident and Wrongful Death
The investigation is likely going to remain focused on determining how the accident was caused. Investigators will look into the actions of both parties by establishing whether or not the victim was in a marked crosswalk, and if the driver exhibited any negligent behavior that may have led to the accident. Depending on the conclusive results of the investigation, there may likely be grounds for a wrongful death claim available to the family members of the victim.
We at Brady Law Group realize that there is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a loved one. We have made it our mission to hold negligent drivers accountable for the immense pain and devastation that they inflict. If you have lost a loved one due to a negligent driver, please call us at (866) 478-6483 for a free consultation with one of our professional attorneys today.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.